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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 is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom. The party's official name is the Conservative and Unionist Party. As of
  • 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


  • Young, conservative, and ... atheist? A test for the GOP
    For the first time, an avowed atheist addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, the big annual gathering of conservative activists. Jamila Bey, an African American journalist and board member of the group American Atheists, didn’t exactly wow the crowd, for whom professions of religious faith and a belief in God are standard fare. Let me v Read more on this news related to 'Conservative'
  • Conservative party helped piece together Duffy activities for RCMP
    The Conservative party helped the RCMP piece together Sen. Mike Duffy's whereabouts when he attended events with Tory MPs and candidates across Canada, details that could form part of the Crown's case when the trial opens next month. The RCMP went on to cite a series of dates where Duffy allegedly filed travel expense claims "containing false or misle Read more on this news related to 'Conservative'
  • Conservative values 'attractive' to young Canadians, say Manning conference panelists
    Panelists at this year’s Manning Networking Conference believe that conservative values are true to what young Canadians want from their country and say rising numbers of youth flocking to right-wing events is proof of that. The annual Manning conference, which takes place this weekend and has been dubbed the “Woodstock” of events for “small-c” conservat Read more on this news related to 'Conservative'

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