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Meaning of word conventional from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

conventional   adjective

Meaning : Following accepted customs and proprieties.

Example : Conventional wisdom.
She had strayed from the path of conventional behavior.
Conventional forms of address.

Not conventional or conformist.

Unconventional life styles.

Not conforming to accepted rules or standards.

Her unconventional dress and hair style.

Meaning : Conforming with accepted standards.

Example : A conventional view of the world.

Synonyms : established

Meaning : (weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy.

Example : Conventional warfare.
Conventional weapons.

(weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy.

Nuclear war.
Nuclear weapons.
Atomic bombs.
atomic, nuclear

Meaning : Unimaginative and conformist.

Example : Conventional bourgeois lives.
Conventional attitudes.

Not conventional or conformist.

Unconventional life styles.

Meaning : Represented in simplified or symbolic form.

Synonyms : formal, schematic

Meaning : In accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past.

Example : A conventional church wedding with the bride in traditional white.
The conventional handshake.

Meaning : Rigidly formal or bound by convention.

Example : Their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt.

Synonyms : ceremonious