Conservative

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Conservative Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a political party in the United Kingdom. It is currently the governing party
  • Conservative Party: Conservative Party may refer to: Conservative Party (Japan)→New Conservative Party Conservative Party (South Africa) Conservative Party (Uganda) Conservative
  • Conservative Christianity: Conservative Christianity or Christian conservative may refer to: One of a number of theological movements Christian fundamentalism, a movement within
  • Conservative Judaism: Not to be confused with Masortim. Conservative Judaism (known as Masorti Judaism outside North America) is a major confessional division within Judaism
  • Conservative Party of Canada: or Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. For the historical party, see Conservative Party of Canada (1867–1942). The Conservative Party of Canada
  • Conservative liberalism: Libertarian conservatism. Conservative liberalism is a variant of liberalism, combining liberal values and policies with conservative stances, or, more simply
  • Conservative Campaign Headquarters: The Conservative Campaign Headquarters (CCHQ), formerly known as Conservative Central Office (CCO) is the headquarters of the British Conservative Party
  • 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
  • Conservative halakha: Conservative Judaism views halakha (Jewish law) as normative and binding. The Conservative movement applies Jewish law to the full range of Jewish belief

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* 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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