From Latinconservare (“to conserve; to keep, guard, observe”).
Conservatism Sentence Examples
(4) The ignorance and conservatism of the women.
In England a considerably less docile conservatism has been predominant.
Ritualistic conservatism may be instanced as a practical outcome of this feeling.
Burke's conservatism was, as such a passage as this may illustrate, the result partly of strong imaginative associations clustering round the more imposing symbols of social continuity, partly of a sort of corresponding conviction in his reason that there are certain permanent elements of human nature out of which the European order had risen and which that order satisfied, and of whose immense merits, as of its mighty strength, the revolutionary party in France were most fatally ignorant.
There was in his character a peculiar mixture of conservatism and a keen sense of the requirements of the day.