following accepted customs and proprieties
"conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
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conforming with accepted standards
"a conventional view of the world"
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(weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy
"conventional warfare"; "conventional weapons"
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unimaginative and conformist
"conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes"
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conventional, formal, schematic(adj)
represented in simplified or symbolic form
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in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past
"a conventional church wedding with the bride in traditional white"; "the conventional handshake"
raffish, unconventional, devil-may-care, representational, outre, spacy, off-the-wall, irregular, gonzo, freakish, flakey, bizarre, go-as-you-please, far-out, untraditional, alternative, nontraditional, informal, eccentric, kinky, spacey, flaky, way-out, quirky, funky, spaced-out, outlandish, freaky, bohemian, rakish, thermonuclear, atomic, offbeat, unorthodox, maverick, nuclear
rigidly formal or bound by convention
"their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt"
funky, spacy, freakish, flaky, eccentric, far-out, spaced-out, offbeat, outlandish, flakey, outre, gonzo, spacey, way-out, unconventional, go-as-you-please, nuclear, freaky, unorthodox, kinky, devil-may-care, off-the-wall, bizarre, raffish, representational, rakish, alternative, untraditional, thermonuclear, irregular, quirky, nontraditional, maverick, bohemian, informal, atomic
Pertaining to a convention, as in following generally accepted principles, methods and behaviour.
banal, trite, hackneyed, unoriginal or cliche
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How to use conventional in a sentence?
We gave in on the idea of them having to dismantle their enrichment, but even worse is the final capitulation, which was a giving in to a lifting of the embargo on ballistic missiles and conventional arms. I think even skeptics of the deal have been shocked by the degree of the capitulation.
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
Hormones dictate what your body does with food so if you’re screwing up your hormones with conventional meat, it can cause a lot of problems.
All conventional wisdom is out the window.
Surgery represents a radical departure from conventional approaches to diabetes, these new guidelines effectively introduce...one of the biggest changes for diabetes care in modern times.
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- обикновен, стандартен, традиционенBulgarian
- convencionalCatalan, Valencian
- herkömmlich, konventionellGerman
- konventionaalinen, tavanomainenFinnish
- umowny, konwencjonalnyPolish
- консервати́вный, традицио́нный, общепри́нятый, обы́чный, обыкнове́нный, конвенцио́нный, станда́ртный, обычныйRussian
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