Antonyms for conformity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuh n-fawr-mi-tee
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈfɔr mɪ ti

Definition of conformity

Origin :
  • early 15c., conformyte, from Middle French conformité (14c.), from Late Latin conformitatem (nominative conformitas), from conformis "similar in shape," from conformare (see conform). Modern form is from 17c.
  • noun compliance
  • noun correspondence, harmony
Example sentences :
  • It is a right to be exercised in subordination to the Constitution and in conformity to it.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Neatness was at all times my pride; but now plainness was the conformity to necessity.
  • Extract from : « Beaux and Belles of England » by Mary Robinson
  • I hope in these days we have heard the last of conformity and consistency.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A man must consider what a blindman's-buff is this game of conformity.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • In conformity with Oriental usage, the congregation was divided according to the sexes.
  • Extract from : « Byeways in Palestine » by James Finn
  • This evolution was in conformity with all the tendencies of the imperial period.
  • Extract from : « The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism » by Franz Cumont
  • In him had been authentically born the mania for conformity.
  • Extract from : « Erik Dorn » by Ben Hecht
  • Both the instances quoted by him are in conformity with my opinion, viz.
  • Extract from : « Notes and Queries, Number 190, June 18, 1853 » by Various
  • The ethics of Shinto were all included in conformity to custom.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • This officer says that he acted in conformity with the orders of his Government.
  • Extract from : « The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2 » by Edgerton Ryerson

Synonyms for conformity

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