1. An advocate of a political philosophy which revolves around not doing much. Conservatism essentially argues keeping things the way they are rather than supporting change.
Examples of Conservative actions:
-Doing nothing. :-)
Examples of not-Conservative actions:
-Trying to change the constitution.
-Spending lots of money.
-Taking away people's privacy rights.
-Turning allies against your nation by radically altering foreign policy.
2. A misused synonym for right wing.
What kind of conservative would try to ammend the constitution? Conservatives don't like change, that's the whole point.
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