Meaning of CONSERVATIVE in English


(AGAINST CHANGE) [adjective] - tending not to like or trust change, esp. sudden changeIt's an extremely conservative society - they're very easily shocked by anything different or daring.I tend to be rather conservative in such matters and a bit suspicious about these supposed advances.Compare liberal (SOCIETY).If you are conservative in your appearance you tend not to like fashionable or modern clothes or hairstyles.He's such a conservative dresser - he always looks as if he's wearing his father's clothes.I'm a bit conservative in these matters - that's with a small 'c' (= I'm not referring to politics).

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.