CONSERVATIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONSERVATIVE
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 a.  favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change
Classic Sentence:
1  At least, it seemed worse to Frank and the conservative circles in which he moved.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
2  They were sound and conservative in politics, but they talked about motor cars and pump-guns and heaven only knew what new-fangled fads.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
3  I'm afraid you'll think I'm conservative.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
4  With all their larger vision and deeper sensibility, these men have usually been conservative, careful leaders.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VI
5  Nowhere, I think, could a more delightful location have been chosen for this unique educational experiment, which has attracted the attention and won the support even of conservative philanthropists in all sections of the country.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVII.
6  I remember being surprised by his graceful, conservative fox-trot--I had never seen him dance before.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
7  They opposed, and sometimes with rare intelligence, conservative liberalism to the liberalism which demolishes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
8  She had the neophyte's shock of discovery that, outside of tracts, conservatives do not tremble and find no answer when an iconoclast turns on them, but retort with agility and confusing statistics.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
9  The South interpreted it in different ways: the radicals received it as a complete surrender of the demand for civil and political equality; the conservatives, as a generously conceived working basis for mutual understanding.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
10  Back of this more formal religion, the Church often stands as a real conserver of morals, a strengthener of family life, and the final authority on what is Good and Right.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In X
11  The physical organization, its decay, the indestructibility of matter, the law of the conservation of energy, evolution, were the words which usurped the place of his old belief.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 8: Chapter 8
12  His passion for Eustacia had been a sort of conserve of his whole life, and he had nothing more of that supreme quality left to bestow.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 3 The Serious Discourse of Clym with His Cousin
Example Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
16  It's still far from clear whether he can persuade his more conservative colleagues in the regime to support the process.
17  But another conservative paper said it was tantamount to a declaration of war to deprive a country of its right to nuclear technology.
18  Here in the heart of conservative Texas, young criminals, murderers are forced to confront military style discipline.
19  People out there probably think about Switzerland as a conservative country and I think this shows that we are the opposite.
20  A radical committed to social change, Reed had no patience with the conservative views prevalent in the America of his day.
21  His voting record has been impeccable from a conservative point of view.
22  Her conventional suit was one calculated to appeal to the conservative judges.
23  This classical conservative tradition often insists that conservatism has no ideology.
24  The mother's unconventional behavior also raised many conservative eyebrows.
25  They plan to visit a distinctively conservative district of the county.
26  Abe's long-held dream to change the pacifist constitution got a big boost today as conservative coalition won a crucial 2/3 majority in a snap election.
27  Bush, along with Walker, Rick Perry, Carly Fiorina and others, has committed to attend a conservative cattle call in Atlanta hosted by RedState founder Erick Erickson that is concurrent to the straw poll.
28  It's a familiar charge from the conservative fringe, that Obama is somehow different and doesn't view America as an exceptional paragon but is obsessed with apologizing for its failings.
29  He sought to purge the Democrat party of conservatives.
30  It was loathed by the Republican conservatives and the private-power interests.