Conservative

  • (adj): Resistant to change.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on conservative:

Tom Tomorrow - This Modern World
... and his Boston Terrier friend "Blinky" "Biff," a generic conservative often used by Sparky as a foil "Conservative Jones," a boy detective whose deductive reasoning satirizes the logic of conservative news ...
Thatcherism - Dispute Over The Term
... The Conservative historian of Peterhouse, Maurice Cowling, also questioned the uniqueness of "Thatcherism" ... authority, inequality, individualism and average decency and respectability, which had been the Conservative Party's theme since at least 1886." Cowling further contended that the "Conservative Party ... has used a radical rhetoric to give intellectual respectability to what the Conservative Party has always wanted." ...
Oliver Letwin
... A member of the Conservative Party, he is currently the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office, and a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the constituency of West Dorset ... He is also the Chairman of the Conservative Research Department and Chairman of the Conservative Party's Policy Review ...
Kamloops - Politics
... Thompson Federal Members of Parliament Cathy McLeod (2008–present) Conservative Party of Canada Betty Hinton (2000–2008) Conservative Party of Canada Nelson Riis (1980–2000) New ...
Unite The Right - 2003 - 2004: Creation of The Conservative Party of Canada
... The summer negotiations eventually produced the Conservative Party Agreement-in-Principle between the PCs and the CA on the establishment of a new Conservative Party of Canada ... leader Stephen Harper and Progressive Conservative leader Peter MacKay announced the formation of the new united conservative party ... Harper was elected leader of the new Conservative Party of Canada on March 20, 2004, by the new party's 350,000 members spread out across 301 equally weighted ...

More definitions of "conservative":

  • (adj): Avoiding excess.
    Example: "A conservative estimate"
    Synonyms: cautious
  • (adj): Opposed to liberal reforms.
  • (noun): A person who has conservative ideas or opinions.
    Synonyms: conservativist

Famous quotes containing the word conservative:

    The conservative assumes sickness as a necessity, and his social frame is a hospital, his total legislation is for the present distress, a universe in slippers and flannels, with bib and papspoon, swallowing pills and herb-tea.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Almost always tradition is nothing but a record and a machine-made imitation of the habits that our ancestors created. The average conservative is a slave to the most incidental and trivial part of his forefathers’ glory—to the archaic formula which happened to express their genius or the eighteenth-century contrivance by which for a time it was served.
    Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)

    The Japanese are, to the highest degree, both aggressive and unaggressive, both militaristic and aesthetic, both insolent and polite, rigid and adaptable, submissive and resentful of being pushed around, loyal and treacherous, brave and timid, conservative and hospitable to new ways.
    Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)