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conventional

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of conventional

  1. 1 accepted, used, or practiced by most people conventional wisdom holds that an incumbent president has an overwhelming advantage over his opponent Synonyms of conventional current, customary, going, popular, prevailing, prevalent, standard, stock, usualWords Related to conventional average, common, everyday, normal, ordinary; regular, routine; epidemic, ubiquitous, universal, widespread; accustomed, wonted; fashionable, in, modish, stylishNear Antonyms of conventional abnormal, exceptional, extraordinary, uncommonAntonyms of conventional nonstandard, unconventional, unpopular, unusual

  2. 2 based on customs usually handed down from a previous generation tried to break from the conventional attitudes regarding the proper roles for men and women Synonyms of conventional classical, traditional, customary, prescriptiveWords Related to conventional authentic, established, fixed, historical; common, habitual, orthodox, usual; ancestral, historic, old-time, old-world; aged, age-old, ancient, antediluvian, hoary, old, venerable; ageless, dateless, immemorial, timelessNear Antonyms of conventional contemporary, current, modern, modernized, new, new-age, present-day, updated, up-to-date; futuristic, high-tech (also hi-tech), hot, latest, mod, modernistic, newfangled, new-fashioned, red-hot, space-age, state-of-the-art, supermodern, ultramodern; nonconformist, nonorthodox, original, progressive, revolutionary, unorthodox, unprecedented, unusualAntonyms of conventional nontraditional, unconventional, uncustomary, untraditional

  3. 3 following or agreeing with established form, custom, or rules conventional courtesy demands that the bridal couple send written thank-you notes for their gifts Synonyms of conventional ceremonial, ceremonious, formal, orthodox, regular, routineWords Related to conventional authorized, certified, official, sanctioned; accepted, correct, decorous, genteel, nice, polite, proper, respectable, seemly; formalistic, ritual, ritualistic; methodical (also methodic), orderly, systematicNear Antonyms of conventional unauthorized, unofficial; graceless, improper, inappropriate, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitableAntonyms of conventional casual, freewheeling, informal, irregular, unceremonious, unconventional, unorthodox



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