WORD – 44

Conventional .

When something is conventional, it means that it is ordinary, common or traditional,and it fulfils or follows the commonly accepted standards of being or doing something.

Examples .

  • It is conventional for Sachin to hit a century in every match; people get surprised when he doesn’t hit one.
  • Living with parents until you get married is quite conventional in India.
  • Yoga is more effective than the conventional medical treatments of the modern world.

WHEN & HOW to use this word .

When you are talking about something that is the ordinary and traditional way of doing something.

Examples .

  • This is the most conventional way of doing it.
  • He doesn’t always follow the conventional path, but he gets things done.
  • You can’t attract people’s attention by being conventional.
  • Should we be conventional or should we try something new?