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conform
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

3 uses
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Definition
to comply, fit in, or be similar to what is normal
  • Teaching dull conformity to hateful students wasn't what he wanted to do.
    Part 3 (11% in)
  • Up to now Phaedrus had been compelled by the academic system to say what he wanted, even though he knew that this forced students to conform to artificial forms that destroyed their own creativity.
    Part 3 (16% in)
  • It's proper to begin with the regular facts, but after a rule is established beyond all doubt, the facts in conformity with it become dull because they no longer teach us anything new.
    Part 3 (55% in)

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