conventionalized :

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  • v  make conventional or adapt to conventions
    conventionalized behavior
  • v  represent according to a conventional style
  • s  using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous

  • The individuality that films like Birthday Girl and Forty Shades of Blue flung in the face of increasingly conventionalized studio production appealed to his romantic side; the .
  • Her multiple plot lines are neatly braided and though her characters are conventionalized they are also charming and capable of surprising us.
  • It is not hard for them to imagine a fairly near future--or an alternate contemporary reality--in which the conventionalized perils of Survivor begin to pall, and some TV producer .

  • Ralph Ellison in Seattle Times
    As leading black novelist Ralph Ellison wrote of Huck Finn, "He knew, as did Mark Twain, that Jim was not only a slave but a human being [and] a symbol of humanity ...... and in freeing Jim, Huck makes a bid to free himself of the conventionalized...

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