conservatism definition

  • noun:
    • The interest, particularly in politics, to keep up the present or standard order.
    • A political philosophy or attitude emphasizing value for traditional establishments, distrust of government activism, and opposition to abrupt improvement in the founded purchase.
    • The axioms and guidelines regarding the Conservative celebration in the uk or associated with the Progressive Conservative celebration in Canada.
    • Caution or moderation, as with behavior or outlook.
    • A political philosophy that supporters traditional values.
    • A risk-averse attitude or method.
    • The personality and tendency to preserve understanding founded; resistance to change; the habit of head; or conduct, of a conservative.
    • The personality to keep up and stick to the founded order of things; opposition to innovation and alter: as, the conservatism of clergy.
    • The political principles and views preserved by Conservatives. See conservative, n.
    • a political or theological positioning advocating the conservation of the greatest in community and opposing radical changes

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