Definition of Compromise:
the expedient acceptance of standards that are lower than is desirable.
Synonyms of Compromise:
agreement, concession, understanding, settlement, modus vivendi, etc.
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Love in fellowship.
Where abstinence is concerned, there can be no compromising. In order to control our illness, we are willing to go to any lengths to maintain abstinence.
Just as we have a certain way for the maintenance of our recovery, so we have a way of living based on the principle of rigorous honesty.
Honesty in all of our activities is what makes us strong and effective. Where the core principles of our program are concerned, we do not compromise.–Food For Thought | More…
Compromise comes hard to us ‘all-or-nothing drunks.’ Nevertheless, we must never lose sight of the fact that progress is nearly always characterized by a series of improving compromises. –As Bill Sees it | More… (p.59)