What is conformable?

  • (adj): Disposed or willing to comply.
    Synonyms: amenable, willing
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on conformable:

Catholic Theologians On Indifferent Acts
... But the question is, what is to be reckoned as conformable to the exigencies and dignity of our rational nature? According to the Scotists, the deliberate act of a rational being, to ... for their object nothing that is either conformable to our rational nature, nor yet contrary to it, such as eating, drinking, taking recreation, and the like, cannot be accounted morally good ... drinking, taking recreation, and the like, while, in the abstract, they are neither conformable nor contrary to our rational nature, in the concrete, by reason of the ...
Lithostratigraphy - Stratigraphic Relationship
... Two types of contact conformable and unconformable ... Conformable unbroken deposition, no break or hiatus (break or interruption in the continuity of the geological record) ... Two types of contact between conformable strata abrupt contacts (directly separate beds of distinctly different lithology, minor depositional break, called diastems) and ...

More definitions of "conformable":

  • (adj): Quick to comply.
    Example: "I have been to you a true and humble wife, at all times to your will conformable"-Shakespeare

Famous quotes containing the word conformable:

    The American people owe it to themselves, and to the cause of free Government, to prove by their establishments for the advancement and diffusion of knowledge, that their political Institutions ... are as favorable to the intellectual and moral improvement of Man as they are conformable to his individual and social rights.
    James Madison (1751–1836)

    The last proceeding of reason is to recognize that there is an infinity of things which are beyond it.... There is nothing so conformable to reason as this disavowal of reason.
    Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)