Conservative

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Conservative Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a person who has conservative ideas or opinions
  • conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality"
  • resistant to change
  • unimaginatively conventional; "a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-gray world of business"- Newsweek
  • avoiding excess; "a conservative estimate"
  • opposed to liberal reforms

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a person who has conservative ideas or opinions

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Conservative'


  • Conservative Party (UK): The Conservative Party, colloquially referred to as the Tory Party or the Tories, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom. It espouses
  • Conservative Christianity: Conservative Christianity or Christian conservative may refer to: One of a number of movements of theological orthodoxy Christian fundamentalism, a movement
  • Conservative Party: Conservative Party may refer to: Conservative Party (South Africa) Conservative Party (Uganda) Conservative Party (Egypt) Conservative Party of Armenia
  • Conservative Campaign Headquarters: 21806°W / 51.83389; -0.21806 Conservative Campaign Headquarters (CCHQ), formerly known as Conservative Central Office (CCO)[not in citation given]
  • Liberal-Conservative Party: same name, see Liberal-Conservative Party (Spain). For the political ideology, see Liberal conservatism. The Liberal-Conservative Party was the formal
  • Conservative Party of Canada (1867–1942): Conservative Party of Canada has gone by a variety of names over the years since Canadian Confederation. Initially known as the "Liberal-Conservative
  • Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia: The Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia, registered under the Nova Scotia Elections Act as the "Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia"

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'Conservative' example sentence in quotations


* The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them. - Mark Twain

* The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them. - Mark Twain

* A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy. - Benjamin Disraeli


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Conservative Sample Sentences in News


  • Conservative Rochester By-Election Campaign Was 'B*****ks', Says Tory MP
    The Conservative Party 's losing campaign in the Rochester and Strood by-election was a "load of bollocks", a veteran Tory MP has said. Mark Reckless became Ukip 's second elected MP today , after he beat the Conservative candidate Kelly Tolhurst by 2,920 votes. Ukip's success is a huge embarrassment for David Cameron , who had personally cam Read more on this news related to 'Conservative'
  • Conservative Va. Tech org says money yanked over event
    A conservative group at Virginia Tech is fighting back after a student-run group pulled its funding following a speech on illegal immigration by former Treasury Secretary Bay Buchanan. Read more on this news related to 'Conservative'
  • Philip Hollobone tipped as next Conservative MP to defect to Ukip
    Ukip leader Nigel Farage's old schoolmate tipped as next Tory to pin on a purple rosette Read more on this news related to 'Conservative'

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