Synonyms for conservative

Synonyms for (noun) conservative

Synonyms: conservative, conservativist

Definition: a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas

Similar words: adult, grownup

Definition: a fully developed person from maturity onward


Synonyms: Conservative

Definition: a member of a Conservative Party

Similar words: member, fellow member

Definition: one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)

Usage: only members will be admitted; a member of the faculty; she was introduced to all the members of his family

Synonyms for (adjective) conservative

Synonyms: bourgeois, materialistic, conservative

Definition: conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

Usage: a bourgeois mentality

Similar words: middle-class

Definition: occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy


Synonyms: conservative

Definition: resistant to change

Similar words: blimpish

Definition: pompously ultraconservative and nationalistic


Similar words: buttoned-up

Definition: conservative in professional manner

Usage: employers are looking for buttoned-up types


Similar words: unprogressive, fusty, standpat, nonprogressive

Definition: old-fashioned and out of date


Similar words: traditionalist, hidebound

Definition: stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded


Similar words: ultraconservative

Definition: extremely conservative


Synonyms: conservative, button-down, buttoned-down

Definition: unimaginatively conventional

Usage: a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-grey world of business- Newsweek

Similar words: conventional

Definition: unimaginative and conformist

Usage: conventional bourgeois lives; conventional attitudes


Synonyms: cautious, conservative

Definition: avoiding excess

Usage: a conservative estimate

Similar words: moderate

Definition: being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme

Usage: moderate prices; a moderate income; a moderate fine; moderate demands; a moderate estimate; a moderate eater; moderate success; a kitchen of moderate size; the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart


Synonyms: conservative

Definition: having social or political views favoring conservatism

Similar words: right

Definition: of or belonging to the political or intellectual right