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conformity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of conformity

  1. 1 a state of consistency the simple lifestyle of the Amish is in conformity with their ascetic religious beliefs Synonyms of conformity accord, accordance, agreement, conformance, congruence, congruency, congruity, consonance, harmony, tune Words Related to conformity compatibility; assimilation, integration; oneness, solidarity, togetherness; affinity, empathy, sympathy Near Antonyms of conformity contrast, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diverseness, diversity, unlikeness; deviance, divergence; discord, discordance, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, disunity, friction, strife; variability, variance; incompatibility Antonyms of conformity conflict, disagreement, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness

  2. 2 the action of following a custom, rule, or law a rebellious artist who has never shown any interest in conformity to social custom Synonyms of conformity abidance, adherence, compliance, conformance, observance, keeping, obedience, observationWords Related to conformity deference, honor, regard, respect, upholding; accession, acquiescence, submission, surrender; attendance, attention, heed, noticeNear Antonyms of conformity brush-off, disregard, ignoring; delinquency, dereliction, forgetting, neglect, overlooking; offense (or offence), sin, wrong; challenge, defiance, flouting, rebellionAntonyms of conformity breach, contravention, infraction, infringement, nonobservance, transgression, trespass, violation

  3. 3 the following of a custom, rule, or law a small community that still expected conformity to traditional gender roles Synonyms of conformity abidance, adherence, compliance, conformance, observance, keeping, obedience, observationWords Related to conformity deference, honor, regard, respect, upholding; accession, acquiescence, submission, surrender; attendance, attention, heed, noticeNear Antonyms of conformity brush-off, disregard, ignoring; delinquency, dereliction, forgetting, neglect, overlooking; offense (or offence), sin, wrong; challenge, defiance, flouting, rebellionAntonyms of conformity breach, contravention, infraction, infringement, nonobservance, transgression, trespass, violation



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