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See definition of formalism on Dictionary.com
  • as inceremony
  • as inpunctiliousness
  • as informality

synonyms for formalism

  • ceremonial
  • conformity
  • decorum
  • form
  • formality
  • nicety
  • politeness
  • pomp
  • preciseness
  • prescription
  • propriety
  • protocol
  • strictness
  • usage
  • formal courtesy
  • decorum
  • politesse
  • ceremoniousness
  • correctness
  • punctiliousness
  • propriety
  • conventionalism
  • mummery
  • honors
  • p's and q's
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antonyms for formalism

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  • bad manners
  • impoliteness
  • impropriety
  • rudeness
  • informality
  • unsuitableness
  • impropriety
  • wrong
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How to use formalism in a sentence

Accounting for these scenarios has forced researchers to develop new mathematical formalisms and ways of thinking.
QUANTUM MISCHIEF REWRITES THE LAWS OF CAUSE AND EFFECTNATALIE WOLCHOVERMARCH 11, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Hardy called his new formalism the “causaloid” framework, where the causaloid is the mathematical object used to calculate the probabilities of outcomes of any measurement in any region.
QUANTUM MISCHIEF REWRITES THE LAWS OF CAUSE AND EFFECTNATALIE WOLCHOVERMARCH 11, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The very origin of Khassidism was due to a protest against that cold formalism which excluded everything imaginative.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
If there is any bias on the bench that is popularly and justly disliked it is a bias towards formalism and technicalities.
THE LAW AND THE POOREDWARD ABBOTT PARRY
There was a formalism to it, there was pomp and circumstance.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN IRVIN S. (IRVIN SHREWSBURY) COBB
In Islam devotion is a strong point, formalism is its weakness.
BAHAISM AND ITS CLAIMSSAMUEL GRAHAM WILSON
Any explanation would be futile of this branch of a forgotten formalism.
THE MAN IN COURTFREDERIC DEWITT WELLS
All formalism in social life, considered in one aspect of it, is a symbol of the resignation of the will of the individual.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NATIONSG.E. PARTRIDGE
Reacting against an empty formalism they are tumbling over themselves to prove how directly they touch daily life.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
The very air of America would seem to be a guarantee against formalism.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
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WORDS RELATED TO FORMALISM

  • Sacraments
  • ceremonials
  • commemorations
  • customs
  • formalities
  • functions
  • liturgies
  • observances
  • ordinances
  • parades
  • rites
  • services
  • shows
  • solemnities
  • traditions
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