Conservative

  • (noun): A person who has conservative ideas or opinions.
    Synonyms: conservativist
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on conservative:

Tom Tomorrow - This Modern World
... 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 ...
Unite The Right - 2003 - 2004: Creation of The Conservative Party of Canada
... 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 ... On October 16, 2003, Alliance 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 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 ...
Thatcherism - Dispute Over The Term
... The Conservative historian of Peterhouse, Maurice Cowling, also questioned the uniqueness of "Thatcherism" ... individualism and average decency and respectability, which had been the Conservative Party's theme since at least 1886." Cowling further contended that ... rhetoric to give intellectual respectability to what the Conservative Party has always wanted." ...
Kamloops - Politics
... 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 (1979–1980) Progressive ...

More definitions of "conservative":

  • (adj): Opposed to liberal reforms.
  • (adj): Avoiding excess.
    Example: "A conservative estimate"
    Synonyms: cautious
  • (adj): Resistant to change.

Famous quotes containing the word conservative:

    What more do I need to say? Conservative books sell. I can’t help it if liberal books don’t sell.
    Newt Gingrich (b. 1943)

    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)

    I never dared be radical when young
    For fear it would make me conservative when old.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)