Sentence Examples


  • Ritualistic conservatism may be instanced as a practical outcome of this feeling.
  • It has been amended with considerable freedom (37 amendments up to 1907), but with more conservatism than has often prevailed in the constitutional reform of other states; so that the constitution of Massachusetts is not so completely in harmony with modern democratic sentiment as are the public opinion and statute law of the state.
  • In England a considerably less docile conservatism has been predominant.
  • Their weak point lies in their necessary conservatism; they cannot advance and adapt themselves to changed circumstances, as either monarchy or democracy can.
  • The result of the conference of December 1890 was a compromise between the conservatism of a majority of its members and the forward policy of the emperor.