Conformity

Definition of Conformity

Con`form´i`ty
n.1.Correspondence in form, manner, or character; resemblance; agreement; congruity; - followed by to, with, or between.
By our conformity to God.
- Tillotson.
The end of all religion is but to draw us to a conformity with God.
- Dr. H.More.
A conformity between the mental taste and the sensitive taste.
- Addison.
2.(Eng. Eccl. Hist.) Compliance with the usages of the Established Church.
The king [James I.] soon afterward put forth a proclamation requiring all ecclesiastical and civil officers to do their duty by enforcing conformity.
- Hallam.

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