So long as the conventionalities were preserved she endured it, but when her husband took to drinking and made love to the maids under her very eyes she resolved to break a yoke that had grown intolerable.
Every critic could recognize the structural merits of the earlier plays, for their operatic conventionalities and abruptness of motive are always intelligible as stage devices.
In others there are imperfections in rhythm, conventionalities of language, obscurities or over-subtleties of thought, which mar the reader's enjoyment.
conventionalityall and slim, he always dresses in a snuff-coloured suit and refuses to bend in any way to social conventionalities.
The book as a whole challenges many conventionalities that we believe are truths by showing that there is another, better way to raise happy kids.