Meaning of CONSERVATIVE in English


adj. 1 reactionary, right, right-wing, rightist, Tory In his conservative view, no change is ever for the better 2 cautious, careful, prudent, moderate, temperate, middle-of-the-road, sober, stable; unprogressive, orthodox, traditional, conformist, hidebound, conventional, standard, fundamentalist, true-blue, dyed in the wool The conservative approach would be to study the problem before making a change The conservative members voted against electing certain members to the club.

n. 3 reactionary, rightist, right-winger, Tory, fundamentalist; moderate, middle-of-the-roader He's a conservative and favours a classical education

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