Conservative

  • (adj): Avoiding excess.
    Example: "A conservative estimate"
    Synonyms: cautious
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on conservative:

Kamloops - Politics
... Members of Parliament Cathy McLeod (2008–present) Conservative Party of Canada Betty Hinton (2000–2008) Conservative Party of Canada Nelson Riis (1980–2000) New Democratic Party Don Cameron (1979–1 ...
Tom Tomorrow - This Modern World
... penguin named "Sparky" and his Boston Terrier friend "Blinky" "Biff," a generic conservative often used by Sparky as a foil "Conservative Jones," a boy detective whose deductive ...
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 ... has used a radical rhetoric to give intellectual respectability to what the Conservative Party has always wanted." ...
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 ... On October 16, 2003, Alliance leader Stephen Harper and Progressive Conservative leader Peter MacKay announced the formation of the new united conservative ... 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 federal ridings ...
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 ...

More definitions of "conservative":

  • (adj): Opposed to liberal reforms.
  • (adj): Resistant to change.
  • (noun): A person who has conservative ideas or opinions.
    Synonyms: conservativist

Famous quotes containing the word conservative:

    The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    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)

    A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air. A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs, who, however, has never learned to walk forward. A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards. A liberal is a man who uses his legs and his hands at the behest ... of his head.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)