Definitions of conformity

  1. correspondence in form or appearance Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. orthodoxy in thoughts and belief Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. hardened conventionality Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Compliance with the usages of the Established Church. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Likeness; compliance with established forms; agreement in manner, character, etc.; usually followed by to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Likeness: compliance with: consistency. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Likeness; congruity; consistency; compliance. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Resemblance; correspondence or agreement in form or manner; compliance with established forms, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for conformity

  1. She seemed, indeed, as if she had grown up in the midst of the beauty of the natural world, and had been moulded to a conformity with all that we witness of grace in the field, or in the forest. – Papers from Overlook-House by Casper Almore
  2. In exact conformity with what the above remarks will have prepared us for, we find that the Dromius obscuroguttatus, Dufts. – On the Variation of Species, with Especial Reference to the Insecta ; Followed by an Inquiry into the Nature of Genera by Thomas Vernon Wollaston