Synonyms for conventional
kənˈvɛn ʃə nlcon·ven·tion·al
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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote
Pertaining to a convention, as in following generally accepted principles, methods and behaviour.
banal, trite, hackneyed, unoriginal or cliche
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote
following accepted customs and proprieties
"conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
spacey, offbeat, irregular, spacy, unconventional, bizarre, alternative, outlandish, rakish, kinky, far-out, funky, raffish, go-as-you-please, representational, flakey, eccentric, devil-may-care, unorthodox, off-the-wall, nontraditional, freakish, gonzo, spaced-out, nuclear, outre, freaky, quirky, bohemian, atomic, way-out, flaky, untraditional, maverick, informal, thermonuclear
conforming with accepted standards
"a conventional view of the world"
bizarre, offbeat, flaky, untraditional, kinky, thermonuclear, devil-may-care, spacy, freakish, eccentric, off-the-wall, far-out, unconventional, alternative, unorthodox, outre, quirky, flakey, gonzo, rakish, go-as-you-please, spacey, spaced-out, irregular, nuclear, funky, outlandish, way-out, freaky, informal, atomic, raffish, nontraditional, representational, maverick, bohemian
(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"
flakey, devil-may-care, way-out, unconventional, freaky, nontraditional, eccentric, thermonuclear, offbeat, spacy, outre, flaky, informal, far-out, bohemian, kinky, quirky, spacey, off-the-wall, untraditional, gonzo, spaced-out, funky, representational, maverick, unorthodox, outlandish, rakish, raffish, go-as-you-please, irregular, freakish, atomic, nuclear, alternative, bizarre
conventional, formal, schematicadjective
represented in simplified or symbolic form
offbeat, flaky, go-as-you-please, funky, outlandish, devil-may-care, thermonuclear, spacy, kinky, atomic, far-out, off-the-wall, unorthodox, bizarre, quirky, eccentric, freakish, spacey, irregular, freaky, outre, raffish, alternative, nuclear, informal, gonzo, way-out, rakish, flakey, unconventional, nontraditional, spaced-out, maverick, untraditional, representational, bohemian
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"
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Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote
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The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
The threat has been changed dramatically from conventional type warfare to what might be called super-conventional...weapons of mass destruction, or sub-conventional like terror, rockets, and missiles.
Conventional wisdom says it just can't be done because it hasn't, the end result, contrary to conventional wisdom, is a pickup truck that handles like a sports car.
Hyten said.Mattis then put Hyten in charge of the NC3 program and ordered a report on how the changes will be implemented. The secretary is expected to approve the changes within the month.This will not change the highly classified launch procedures but rather focus on ensuring the security and readiness of the connectivity of the system.This also comes as the President Donald Trump administration continues overhauling basic military plans for the conduct of nuclear war.For decades, the military plan for nuclear war has been known as the Single Integrated Operational Plan -- focusing entirely on a nuclear campaign. STRATCOM is continuing the effort begun by the Obama administration to provide military plans that combine nuclear and conventional options, in order to be able to de-escalate a crisis, according to defense officials familiar with the effort. The move to include conventional options as part of planning for nuclear war took on additional importance as tensions rose with North Korea, and the Pentagon leadership was looking for a wide range of military options to offer President Donald Trump, officials say.Hyten noted that in February, Joseph Dunford and members of the Joint Staff rode on the National Airborne Operations Center in an exercise. That E-4 aircraft is used in a crisis essentially as an airborne command post. After the plane landed.
When you look at military capabilities, there are various aspects like nuclear and conventional. But with the economic environment and difficulties (the North) faces, there is bound to be limitation in raising nuclear capabilities or submarines or conventional power, but cyber capability is all about people...I believe it is the most effective path to strengthening the North's military power.
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- обикновен, стандартен, традиционенBulgarian
- convencionalCatalan, Valencian
- herkömmlich, konventionellGerman
- konventionaalinen, tavanomainenFinnish
- konwencjonalny, umownyPolish
- консервати́вный, обычный, станда́ртный, традицио́нный, общепри́нятый, обы́чный, обыкнове́нный, конвенцио́нныйRussian
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