conservatismnoun [ U ]uk /kənˈsɜː.və.tɪ.zəm/ us /kənˈsɝː.və.tɪ.zəm/
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- But all conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are.
- He disliked what he called its bourgeois conservatism.
- I am not a prophet in any sense of the word, and I entertain an active and intense dislike of the foregoing mixture of optimism, fatalism, and conservatism.
- She was New England austerity and conservatism embodied.
- The dominant feeling both in East and West was one of dislike to change, which we may conveniently call conservatism.