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Adjective conservative has 5 senses
  1. conservative - resistant to change
    liberal, civil-libertarian, liberalistic, neoliberal, progressive, reformist, reform-minded, socialized, socialised, welfarist, welfare-statist
  2. conservative - opposed to liberal reforms
    left (indirect, via center, right)
    Antonym: center (indirect, via right, left)
  3. cautious, conservative - avoiding excess; "a conservative estimate"
    Antonym: immoderate (indirect, via moderate)
  4. button-down, buttoned-down, conservative - unimaginatively conventional; "a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-gray world of business"- Newsweek
    Antonym: unconventional (indirect, via conventional)
  5. bourgeois, conservative, materialistic - conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality"
    Antonym: upper-class (indirect, via lower-class, middle-class)
    Antonyms: lower-class, low-class (indirect, via middle-class, upper-class)
Noun conservative has 1 sense
  1. conservative, conservativist - a person who has conservative ideas or opinions
    --1 is a kind of adult, grownup
    Antonyms: liberal, progressive
    --1 has particulars:
     capitalist; conformist; hardliner; minimalist; mossback; neoconservative, neocon; reactionary, ultraconservative, extreme right-winger; rightist, right-winger; square, square toes; traditionalist, diehard
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