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  • as informality
  • as inred tape

synonyms for officialism

  • procedure
  • red tape
  • rite
  • ritual
  • academism
  • ceremony
  • conventionality
  • form
  • gesture
  • liturgy
  • rubric
  • rule
  • service
  • solemnity
  • stereotype
  • tradition
  • convenance
  • matter of form
  • rituality
  • solemnness

antonyms for officialism

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  • informality
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    How to use officialism in a sentence

    But, with your permission, we can lay aside our officialism and hold a family conference.
    THE COLONEL OF THE RED HUZZARSJOHN REED SCOTT
    Yet the conscientious tradition of Prussian officialism accomplished much in the way of administrative reform.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
    It would be a mere matter of Government officialism, and there the affair would end.
    FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
    It was expressed by both Roman and Jewish officialism which looked with scorn on this obscure fanatic who claimed to be a king!
    OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
    They cheered and laughed and joked, slapped and patted hysterically, and forgot the bilious officialism entirely.
    JOHN ERMINE OF THE YELLOWSTONEFREDERIC REMINGTON
    Mr. Perkins seemed to have found another illustration of public ignorance, and recognised his duty as a missionary of officialism.
    AFTERWARDSIAN MACLAREN
    "Officialism is nothing if not brutal," Ralph said bitterly.
    THE SQUIRE'S DAUGHTERSILAS K(ITTO) HOCKING
    He succeeded, where Taft failed, in preventing that drought of invention which officialism brings.
    A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
    Mr. Perkins seemed to have found another illustration of public ignorance, and recognized his duty as a missionary of officialism.
    MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOLUME VI, NO. 3. FEBRUARY 1896VARIOUS
    The weather is atrocious;—the earthquakes are fearsome;—the foreign element and the Japanese officialism of Tky must be dreadful.
    THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 2ELIZABETH BISLAND
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO OFFICIALISM

    • academism
    • ceremony
    • convenance
    • conventionality
    • form
    • gesture
    • liturgy
    • matter of form
    • officialism
    • procedure
    • red tape
    • rite
    • ritual
    • rituality
    • rubric
    • rule
    • service
    • solemnity
    • solemnness
    • stereotype
    • tradition
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