conservative (

     adj 1: resistant to change [ant: liberal]
     2: opposed to liberal reforms
     3: avoiding excess; "a conservative estimate" [syn: cautious]
     4: unimaginatively conventional; "a colorful character in the
        buttoned-down, dull-gray world of business"- Newsweek
        [syn: button-down, buttoned-down]
     5: conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle
        class; "a bourgeois mentality" [syn: bourgeois, materialistic]
     n : a person who has conservative ideas or opinions [syn: conservativist]
         [ant: liberal]