conformism 1890, "tendency or need to conform" to some group standard, from CONFORM (Cf. conform) + -ISM (Cf. -ism). In religion, from c.1902. In geology from c.1912. Modern, general sociological sense (social conformism) popularized from c.1948.

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  • conformism — n. 1. orthodoxy in thoughts and belief. Syn: conformity. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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