conservativism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n conservativism a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes
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Usage

In literature:

Mr. H. G. Wells exists at present in a gay and exhilarating progress of conservativism.
"Heretics" by Gilbert K. Chesterton
So with demagogues: as we see the conservative crumbling, we grow conservatived.
"The Tragic Comedians, Complete" by George Meredith
Finally, some reformers criticized conservativism purely on the basis of Chinese thought.
"A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]" by Wolfram Eberhard
Now that's just the kind of fine old crusted pig-headed Conservativism that's kept this the stick-in-the-mud Country it is!
"In Brief Authority" by F. Anstey
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In news:

The South's Enduring Conservativism .
Teen sensation at 2009 CPAC moves away from conservativism .
Sean Hannity and the Importance of Reagan Conservativism .
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In science:

Note that dissipative flows are automatically null flows, however in the case of conservativ e flows, both positive and null flows are possible.
Indicator fractional stable motions
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