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    conventional - Dictionary definition and meaning for word conventional

    Definition
    (adj) following accepted customs and proprieties
    Example Sentence
    • conventional wisdom
    • she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior
    • conventional forms of address
    Definition
    (adj) conforming with accepted standards
    Synonyms : established
    Example Sentence
    • a conventional view of the world
    Definition
    (adj) (weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy
    Example Sentence
    • conventional warfare
    • conventional weapons
    Definition
    (adj) unimaginative and conformist
    Example Sentence
    • conventional bourgeois lives
    • conventional attitudes
    Definition
    (adj) represented in simplified or symbolic form
    Synonyms : formal , schematic
    Definition
    (adj) in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past
    Example Sentence
    • a conventional church wedding with the bride in traditional white
    • the conventional handshake
    Definition
    (adj) rigidly formal or bound by convention
    Synonyms : ceremonious
    Example Sentence
    • their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt
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