Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Conformity is the state of being or becoming similar to other members of a group.

Examples: (noun) The army is there to ensure conformity with the UN resolutions. (noun) Often the teaching of writing is really the teaching of social conformity: students must write like everyone else. (noun) In high school, students who do not exhibit a high degree of conformity are often not accepted by other students.

Synonyms: nouns: obedience, agreement.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 B