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Definition of comformity

"Comformity" is probably misspelled. Trying conformity instead Definition of conformity

1. conformity [ n ] correspondence in form or appearance

Used in print:

(Gibson Winter, The Suburban Captivity of the...)

The accelerated pace of metropolitan changes has accentuated the drive to conformity in congregations of the major denominations .

This conformity represents a desperate attempt to stabilize a hopelessly unstable environment .

Synonyms conformity conformance Related Terms agreement justness normality conform

2. conformity [ n ] acting according to certain accepted standards

Used in print:

(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)

The parent was asked to describe the child 's typical behavior in certain standard situations in which there was an opportunity to observe tendencies toward perfectionism in demands upon self and others , irrational conformity to rules , orderliness , punctuality , and need for certainty .

Children scoring high in compulsivity were those who gave evidence of tension or emotionality in situations where there was lack of organization or conformity to standards and expectations , or who made exaggerated efforts to achieve these goals .

Synonyms conformity compliance abidance conformation Related Terms disobedience nonconformity cooperation line keeping honoring formality comply

3. conformity [ n ] orthodoxy in thoughts and belief

Used in print:

(Gibson Winter, The Suburban Captivity of the...)

An understanding of the new role of residential association in an industrial society serves to illuminate the forces which have fashioned the iron_cage of conformity which imprisons the churches in their suburban captivity .

Synonyms conformity conformism Related Terms nonconformity orthodoxy legalism conventionality

4. conformity [ n ] concurrence of opinion
Examples: "we are in accord with your proposal"

Synonyms accordance conformity accord Related Terms agreement

5. conformity [ n ] hardened conventionality

Synonyms conformity ossification Related Terms conventionality rigidify

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