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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Conformity


CONFORMITY, noun

1. Likeness; correspondence with a model in form or manner; resemblance; agreement; congruity with something else; followed by to or with.

A ship is constructed in conformity to a model, or in conformity with a model.

True happiness consists in conformity of life to the divine law.

2. Consistency; agreement.

Many instances prove the conformity of the essay with the notions of Hippocrates.

3. In theology, correspondence in manners and principles; compliance with customs.

Live no in conformity with the world.