CONVENTIONALISM

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an aspect of one's personality characterized by extreme regard for and unwavering abiding to societal traditions or values and expected behavioral norms. Sometimes used to reference certain attributes correlated with authoritarian characters.

CONVENTIONALISM: "Those people having personalities that align with conventionalism rarely pair well with liberal individuals or those who go against the grain of society."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CONVENTIONALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/conventionalism/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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