HyperDic: conservative

English > 7 senses of the word conservative / Conservative:
ADJECTIVEallconservativeresistant to change
allconservativehaving social or political views favoring conservatism
allconservative, cautiousavoiding excess
allconservative, button-down, buttoned-downunimaginatively conventional
allconservative, bourgeois, materialisticconforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class
NOUNperson conservative, conservativista person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
person Conservativea member of a Conservative Party
conservative / Conservative > pronunciation
Soundskahnser'vahtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > conservative: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresistant to change.
Attribute ofpolitical orientation, ideology, political theoryAn orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Narrowerblimpishpompously ultraconservative and nationalistic
buttoned-upConservative in professional manner
fusty, standpat, unprogressive, nonprogressiveold-fashioned and out of date
hidebound, traditionaliststubbornly conservative and narrow-minded / narrow-minded
ultraconservativeExtremely conservative
See alsoorthodoxadhering to what is commonly accepted
rightOf or belonging to the political or intellectual right
OppositeliberalTolerant of change
Spanishconservador
Catalanconservador
English > conservative: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving social or political views favoring conservatism.
BroaderrightOf or belonging to the political or intellectual right
Spanishconservador
Catalanconservador
English > conservative: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaningavoiding excess.
Example"a conservative estimate"
Synonymcautious
BroadermoderateWithin reasonable or average limits
Spanishcauteloso, precavido, prudente
Catalancaut, cautelós, prudent
English > conservative: 7 senses > adjective 4
Meaningunimaginatively conventional.
Synonymsbutton-down, buttoned-down
Broaderconventionalunimaginative / unimaginative and conformist
Spanishconservador
Catalanconservador
English > conservative: 7 senses > adjective 5
Meaningconforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class.
Synonymsbourgeois, materialistic
Broadermiddle-classOccupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy
Spanishburgués, materialista
Catalanburgès
English > conservative: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas.
Synonymconservativist
NarrowercapitalistA conservative advocate of capitalism
conformistsomeone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)
fuddy-duddyA conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance
hardlinerA conservative who is uncompromising
minimalistA conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
mossbackAn extremely old-fashioned conservative
neoconservative, neoconA conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism
reactionary, ultraconservative, extreme right-wingerAn extreme conservative
rightist, right-wingerA member of a right wing political party
square, square toesA formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views
traditionalist, diehardOne who adheres to traditional views
Broaderadult, grownupA fully developed person from maturity onward
Oppositeliberal, liberalist, progressiveA person who favors / favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
Spanishconservador, conservativist
Catalanconservador, conservativist
Nounsconservativisma political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes
English > Conservative: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA member of a Conservative Party.
Broadermember, fellow memberOne of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)

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