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Conventionalily
Conventionalily Con*ven"tion*ali*ly, adv. In a conventional manner.
Conventionalism
Conventionalism 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 standart. --F. W. Robertson. 2. (Fine Arts) The principles or practice of conventionalizing. See Conventionalize, v. t.
Conventionalist
Conventionalist Con*ven"tion*al*ist, n. 1. One who adheres to a convention or treaty. 2. One who is governed by conventionalism.
Conventionalities
Conventionality Con*ven`tion*al"i*ty, n.; pl. Conventionalities. The state of being conventional; adherence to social formalities or usages; that which is established by conventional use; one of the customary usages of social life.
Conventionality
Conventionality Con*ven`tion*al"i*ty, n.; pl. Conventionalities. The state of being conventional; adherence to social formalities or usages; that which is established by conventional use; one of the customary usages of social life.
Conventionalization
Conventionalization Con*ven`tion*al*i*za"tion, n. (Fine Arts) (a) The act of making conventional. (b) The state of being conventional.
Conventionalize
Conventionalize Con*ven"tion*al*ize, v. i. (Fine Arts) To make designs in art, according to conventional principles. Cf. Conventionalize, v. t., 2.
Conventionalized
Conventionalizw Con*ven"tion*al*izw, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conventionalized; p. pr. & vb. n. Conventionalizing.] 1. To make conventional; to bring under the influence of, or cause to conform to, conventional rules; to establish by usage. 2. (Fine Arts) (a) To represent by selecting the important features and those which are expressible in the medium employed, and omitting the others. (b) To represent according to an established principle, whether religious or traditional, or based upon certain artistic rules of supposed importance.
Conventionalizing
Conventionalizw Con*ven"tion*al*izw, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conventionalized; p. pr. & vb. n. Conventionalizing.] 1. To make conventional; to bring under the influence of, or cause to conform to, conventional rules; to establish by usage. 2. (Fine Arts) (a) To represent by selecting the important features and those which are expressible in the medium employed, and omitting the others. (b) To represent according to an established principle, whether religious or traditional, or based upon certain artistic rules of supposed importance.
Conventionalizw
Conventionalizw Con*ven"tion*al*izw, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conventionalized; p. pr. & vb. n. Conventionalizing.] 1. To make conventional; to bring under the influence of, or cause to conform to, conventional rules; to establish by usage. 2. (Fine Arts) (a) To represent by selecting the important features and those which are expressible in the medium employed, and omitting the others. (b) To represent according to an established principle, whether religious or traditional, or based upon certain artistic rules of supposed importance.
Conventionary
Conventionary Con*ven"tion*a*ry, a. Acting under contract; settled by express agreement; as, conventionary tenants. [Obs.] --R. Carew.
Conventioner
Conventioner Con*ven"tion*er, n. One who belongs to a convention or assembly.
Conventionist
Conventionist Con*ven"tion*ist, n. One who enters into a convention, covenant, or contract.
Reconvention
Reconvention Re`con*ven"tion (-v?n"sh?n), n. (Civil Law) A cross demand; an action brought by the defendant against the plaintiff before the same judge. --Burrill. Bouvier.

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