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 Meanings and Examples of CONFORMITY
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conformity
 n.  similarity in form or character; agreement
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  His isolation was a necessity to him; just as the appearance of conformity and mixing-in with the smart people was also a necessity.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  Her pleasant manners and cheerful conformity made her always valuable amongst them; but now she was absolutely necessary.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  Miss Crawford's letter, which she had read so often as to make every line her own, was in frightful conformity with it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
4  , of the parties, the less I felt justified in judging and blaming either him or Miss Ingram for acting in conformity to ideas and principles instilled into them, doubtless, from their childhood.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
5  They speedily discovered that their enjoyment of dancing and music was mutual, and that it arose from a general conformity of judgment in all that related to either.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
6  Now, in the warm lamplit room, with all its ancient implications of conformity and order, she seemed infinitely farther away from him and more unapproachable.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
7  We find, accordingly, that while the dictatorship was conferred in conformity with public ordinances, and not through personal influence, it was constantly beneficial to the city.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIV.
8  "Within eight days, if thou wilt be patient and conformable to my directions," replied Rebecca.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
9  I pray thee be more conformable in this matter of my ransom.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
10  It is possible, Haidee, that so perfect a seclusion, though conformable with the habits and customs of the East, may not be practicable in Paris.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 49. Haidee.
11  The rules that they make for other men's actions, must, as well as their own and other men's actions, be conformable to the law of nature, i.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
12  It is remarkable that persons who speculate the most boldly often conform with the most perfect quietude to the external regulations of society.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
13  I assume that a salary is the price paid for a commodity, and it ought to conform with the law of supply and demand.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 17
14  Every thing he possessed in the shape of learning or religion, he made conform to his disposition to deceive.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  In return for all this we asked but one condition: that was, that you should embrace the true faith, and conform in every way to its usages.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
Example Sentence:
1  Their actions were in conformity with their declared intentions.
2  They acted exactly in conformity of the churches and followed with the principles there.
3  The procedure is in strict conformity with standard international practices.
4  The Night Rider lamp has been designed to conform to new British Standard safety requirements.
5  The toys fail to conform to current safety standards.
6  He doesn't conform to/fit/fill the national stereotype of a Frenchman.
7  His designs indicate a reluctance to conform to fashion.
8  There is considerable pressure on teenagers to conform.
9  The building does not conform to safety regulations.
10  This mark signifies that the products conform to an approved standard.
11  Why, in defiance of every precept and principle of this house, does she conform to the world so openly--here in an evangelical, charitable establishment--as to wear her hair one mass of curls?