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conformation

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Synonyms and Antonyms of conformation

  1. 1 the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance an ice sculpture in the conformation of a swan Synonyms cast, configuration, form, fashion, figure, geometry, shapeRelated Words contour, outline, profile, silhouette; frame, framework, shell, skeleton; arrangement, design, format, layout, makeup, organization, pattern, plan, setupNear Antonyms composition, material, matter, raw material, stuff, substance

  2. 2 the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized the regular conformation of particles in a crystal Synonyms arrangement, configuration, format, formation, layout, setout, setupRelated Words design, plan, scheme; composition, constitution, getup, makeup; build, construction, structure

  3. 3 the act or process of changing something to fit a new use or situation the conformation of their lives to the changing social order Synonyms acclimation, acclimatization, accommodation, adaption, adjustment, adaptationRelated Words readaptation, readjustment; attunement, correction, harmonization; alteration, conversion, makeover, modification, refit, revision, transformationNear Antonyms maladaptation


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