1. [ noun ] a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies
Synonyms: formalness
Related terms: informality manner ceremoniousness stateliness formal informal formal informal
2. [ noun ] a requirement of etiquette or custom
Synonyms: formalities
Related terms: ceremony
3. [ noun ] compliance with formal rules
Related terms: conformity politeness hereby therein herald slough_of_despond person_of_color banausic
Similar spelling:   formal