Advancing in severity.
Not violent or rigorous; temperate; mild; gentle.
Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
One that is outdated or antiquated:
(Informal) A person who resists change or progress, new ideas, etc.
(Slang) A crude, boorish, or slow-witted person.
A supporter of Ronald Reagan (1911–2004), 40th President of the United States (1981–1989), and/or policies that he endorsed.
The act or practice of cultivating crops and breeding and raising livestock; agriculture.
A preserving or being preserved
Characterized by restraint; exercising, or showing the results of, self-discipline or rational control; controlled
Reactionary is defined as opposed to big changes, or having an ultraconservative viewpoint.
Using means other than nuclear weapons or energy:
Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
The management of the income, expenditures, etc. of a household, business, community, or government
An adherent of classicism.
Manage is defined as to succeed despite difficulties or to control, influence or take charge.
(Politics) politically in favor of preserving traditional social orders and hierarchies, and/or government non-interference in economic affairs
Possessed of, exercising, or showing prudence and self-restraint in speech and behavior; circumspect:
Having the quality of preserving
Adapted or intended to afford protection.
Marked by or indicating the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue:
Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
Straightforward and serious; not exaggerated, emotional, or silly:
Relating to or advocating fundamental or revolutionary changes in current practices, conditions, or institutions:
A person who plays the position of left wing.
Of or relating to resistance against something, as prevailing opinion or the action of a dominant political force, regarded as unlikely to be overcome or avoided
(Informal) Of or characterized by a tendency to stand pat, or resist change; conservative
A person who displays such resistance or loyalty
A member of a British political party, founded in 1689, that was the opposition party to the Whigs and has been known as the Conservative Party since about 1832.
A political reactionary.
An ultraconservative person
Bourgeois is French and means a member of the middle class.
The protection, preservation, management, or restoration of wildlife and of natural resources such as forests, soil, and water.
The state, quality, or character of being conventional.
(Religion) The tendency to reduce a religion to its most fundamental tenets, based on strict interpretation of core texts.
Any group that has long defended a cause
The aggregate of the functions by which a living organism is maintained in a normal condition of weight and growth.
A philosophical system which makes tradition the supreme criterion and rule of certitude; the doctrine that human reason is of itself radically unable to know with certainty any truth or, at least, the fundamental truths of the metaphysical, moral, and religious order.
Adhering to the accepted or traditional and established faith, especially in religion.
In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
Capable of reasoning; rational:
Moderate in indulging the appetites; not self-indulgent; abstemious, esp. in the use of alcoholic beverages
Behind others in progress or development:
Strongly favoring retention of the existing order
Straightforward; frank or candid:
Kept within sensible limits
Clinging to obsolete ideas
Able to preserve
The definition of materialistic is a person who is focused on objects, ownership and wealth.
Conservative, conventional, or unimaginative:
a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
(Archaic) Ungenerous, mean, or stingy.
Remaining the same; showing or undergoing no change:
Continually occurring; persistent:
That cannot be changed; fixed; unalterable
Easily frightened; lacking self-confidence; shy; timorous
With an old, well-established history
Holding to an earlier, outmoded practice or point of view
A 19th-century American political party formed to oppose the Democratic Party and favoring high tariffs and a loose interpretation of the Constitution.
Involving risk; hazardous; dangerous
A metal container usually having a lock, used for storing valuables.
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