Conformity vs Complying - What's the difference?

conformity | complying |


As a noun conformity

is state of things being similar or identical.

As a verb complying is

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conformity

English

Noun

  • State of things being similar or identical.
  • A point of resemblance; a similarity.
  • State of being conforming, of complying with a set of rules, with a norm or standard.
  • The ideology of adhering to one standard or social uniformity.
  • How far should one accept the rules of the society in which one lives? To put it another way: at what point does conformity become corruption? Only by answering such questions does the conscience truly define itself. -

    Usage notes

    * Sometimes used interchangeably with conformation.

    References

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    Synonyms

    * conformance

    Antonyms

    * nonconformity

    complying

    English

    Verb

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