conventionalism definition

  • noun:
    • Adherence to social conventions; standard behavior
    • a regular act or constraint
    • The doctrine that rational or mathematical principles are simply the appearance of conventions
    • what is obtained or founded by convention or arbitrary contract; that which is within accordance using style, tradition, or consumption.
    • The axioms or rehearse of conventionalizing. See Conventionalize, v. t.
    • Adherence or the tendency to adhere to standard usages, laws, and precedents; conventionality; formalism.
    • whatever is obtained or set up by convention or agreement; a conventional phrase, type, ceremony, etc.; something depending on conventional principles and precepts.
    • In anthropology, the tendency of peoples tasks to reduce their significance during the introduction of culture, also to come to be mainstream.
    • in good arts, the tendency of practical representations of animals, flowers, alongside normal types in order to become more main-stream; during the introduction of ornamental art, the tendency of practical motives to alter into geometrical kinds.
    • orthodoxy because of becoming mainstream

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