- The practice of adhering to a set of cultural, social, or political norms and values, often to the extent of suppressing one's individuality.
- The act of conforming to a standard, pattern, or norm, often in an uncritical or unthinking manner.
- A lack of diversity or originality in thought or behavior.
Derived from the latin word conformare, meaning 'to shape or mold'.
- The rise of conformism in the society led to homogeneity in thinking and behavior.
- He was accused of conformism for adhering to the political party's stance without question.
- Her conformity to gender roles was seen as an obstacle to her career advancement.
- The trend towards conformism in fashion has led to a lack of individuality in personal style.
- His refusal to conform to societal expectations made him an outlier in the community.