Conventional vs. Traditional

By Jaxson

  • Conventional (adjective)

    Pertaining to a convention, as in following generally accepted principles, methods and behaviour.

  • Conventional (adjective)

    Ordinary, commonplace.

    “They wear conventional clothes, eat conventional food, and keep conventional hours.”

  • Conventional (adjective)

    Banal, trite, hackneyed, unoriginal or clich├ęd.

  • Conventional (adjective)

    Pertaining to a weapon which is not a weapon of mass destruction.

  • Conventional (adjective)

    Making use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.

  • Conventional (adjective)

    In accordance with a bidding convention, as opposed to a natural bid.

  • Conventional (noun)

    A conventional gilt-edged security, a kind of bond paying the holder a fixed cash payment (or coupon) every six months until maturity, at which point the holder receives the final payment and the return of the principal.

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Of, relating to, or derived from tradition.

    “This dance is one of the traditional customs in the area.”

    “I think her traditional values are antiquated.”

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only.

    “traditional expositions of the Scriptures.”

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.

  • Traditional (adjective)

    In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Relating to traditional Chinese.

    “simplified”

    “The traditional form of the character has twice as many strokes as the simplified form.”

  • Traditional (noun)

    A traditional beliefs.

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