Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Established by convention or custom; agreed; customary; formal.

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Usage examples "conventional":

  1. Not knowing what was in her mind, he felt surprised at her conventional reply. - "The Spinners", Eden Phillpotts.
  2. Some were disgusted with such a bold breaking of conventional chains; a few were startled into admiration. - "Mary Wollstonecraft", Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
  3. The young man was well pleased that this very interesting young woman wished to know him properly, as she put it, and if there could be found the least bit of foundation on which might be built a conventional acquaintance he was determined to find it. - "The Squirrel Inn", Frank R. Stockton.