conservativism

Definitions of conservativism
  1. noun
    a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes
    synonyms: conservatism
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    types:
    neoconservatism
    an approach to politics or theology that represents a return to a traditional point of view (in contrast to more liberal or radical schools of thought of the 1960s)
    reaction
    extreme conservatism in political or social matters
    type of:
    ideology, political orientation, political theory
    an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
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