Pronunciation of Conventional
/kənvˈɛnʃənə͡l/, /kənvˈɛnʃənəl/, /k_ə_n_v_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n_əl/
Antonyms for conventional:
Synonyms for conventional:
true to form, wonted.
middling, average, medium, stereotype, everyday, median, middle-of-the-road, moderate, common, stock, mediocre, mean, customary, dominant, mid, commonplace, run-of-the-mill, standard, ordinary, midmost, normal, mezzo, halfway, usual, predominant.
everyday, cyclical, orthodox, epochal, ordinary, average, routine, standard, mundane, metronomic, Predominating, continual, constant, frequent, normal, customary, periodic, monotonous, accustomed, steady, universal, common, usual, recurrent, Familiar, commonplace, chronic, canonical, prevailing, regular, general, rhythmic, stock, habitual, traditional.
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
nonrepresentational, stodgy, stereotyped, square, conservative, unimaginative, formulaic, customary, stereotypic, received, ceremonious, traditional, buttoned-down, stereotypical, stuffy, straight, established, schematic, button-down, accepted, orthodox.
Usage examples for conventional:
- Hadassah had greeted her with the conventional " How do you do?" - "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
- " That is too conventional to be worthy of you," said Elton. - "Patricia Brent, Spinster", Herbert Jenkins.
- Then he sought for a conventional phrase. - "Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories", Robert Herrick.