Con*ven"tion*al*ism(?), n. 1. That which is received or established by convention or arbitrary agreement; that which is in accordance with the fashion, tradition, or usage.
All the artifice and conventionalism of life.Hawthorne.
They gaze on all with dead, dim eyes, -- wrapped in conventionalisms, . . . simulating feelings according to a received standard.F. W. Robertson.
(Fine Arts) The principles or practice of conventionalizing. See Conventionalize,
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