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conformity (n.)

early 15c., conformyte, conformite, "similarity, correspondence in form or manner," from Old French conformité (14c.), from Late Latin conformitatem (nominative conformitas), from conformis "similar in shape," from conformare "to fashion, to form, to shape; educate; modify," from assimilated form of com "together" (see con-) + formare "to form" (see form (v.)). Meaning "action in accordance with some standard" is from late 15c.; that of "adherence to the Church of England" is from 1620s. Modern spelling is from 17c.

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Definitions of conformity

conformity (n.)
correspondence in form or appearance;
Synonyms: conformance
conformity (n.)
acting according to certain accepted standards;
their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices
conformity (n.)
orthodoxy in thoughts and belief;
Synonyms: conformism
conformity (n.)
concurrence of opinion;
Synonyms: accord / accordance
conformity (n.)
hardened conventionality;
Synonyms: ossification
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