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 Christianity: Conservative Christianity or Christian conservative may refer to: One of a number of theological movements Christian fundamentalism, a movement within
  • 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 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]
  • 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 Abe’s secrecy law doesn’t hold a candle to Seoul’s press suppression
    For people concerned with the weakening of press freedoms under the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, its criticism of the liberal Asahi Shimbun and the new state secrets law, there should still be a sense of relief that media suppression in Japan has not quite reached the levels now being seen in South Korea. Read more on this news related to 'Conservative'
  • David Cameron leads tributes to Conservative MEP Philip Bradbourn
    Tory MEP, who died on Friday night, described by the Prime Minister as "well-respected and effective" Read more on this news related to 'Conservative'
  • 'DO THE LEFT THING' Campus turns on Muslim conservative over satire
    A Muslim conservative who took on political correctness at his college campus found out just how angry the very folks he was lampooning can get. Read more on this news related to 'Conservative'

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