1. conservatism

noun. ['kənˈsɝːvəˌtɪzəm'] a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes.


  • political theory
  • reaction
  • political orientation
  • neoconservatism
  • ideology


  • conservative
  • dovishness
  • liberal


  • conservare (Latin)
  • con- (Latin)

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Rhymes with Conservatism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

Sentences with conservatism

1. Noun, singular or mass
Observe the conservatism of the time you are emulating and button the blouse up to the neck.

Quotes about conservatism

1. Conservatism is not about leaving people behind. Conservatism is about empowering people to catch up, to give them the tools at their disposable that make it possible for them to access all the hope, all the promise, all the opportunity that America offers. And our programs to help them should reflect that.
- Marco Rubio

2. Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny. It's the only one. It's based on thousands of years of human experience. There is nothing narrow about the conservative philosophy. It's a liberating philosophy. It is a magnificent philosophy. It is a philosophy for the ages, for all times.
- Mark R. Levin

3. I realized that conservatism was the philosophy that best suited me, with its emphasis on individual liberty, personal responsibility, and merit.
- Mark R. Levin