Etymology
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conformist (n.)

"one who conforms" in any way, 1630s, from conform + -ist. Compare conformism. Originally usually with reference to religion, "one who complies with the form of worship of the Church of England."

updated on February 28, 2018

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Definitions of conformist from WordNet
1
conformist (adj.)
marked by convention and conformity to customs or rules or styles;
underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist
conformist (adj.)
adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion);
Synonyms: conforming
2
conformist (n.)
someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters);
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