/euh kom'euh day"sheuh nist/, n.
1. a person who finds it expedient to adapt to the opinions or behavior of the majority of people, esp. as a means of economic or political survival.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of such a person: They criticized the senator's conduct as being accommodationist.

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