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Synonyms for formality
fɔrˈmæl ɪ tifor·mal·i·ty

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. formality

    Synonyms:
    ceremony, parade, affectation, stateliness, punctiliousness, etiquette

Princeton's WordNet

  1. formality, formalitiesnoun

    a requirement of etiquette or custom

    "a mere formality"

    Synonyms:
    formalness, formalities

    Antonyms:
    informality

  2. formality, formalnessnoun

    a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies

    "the formality of his voice made the others pay him close attention"

    Synonyms:
    formalness, formalities

    Antonyms:
    informality

  3. formalitynoun

    compliance with formal rules

    "courtroom formality"

    Synonyms:
    formalness, formalities

    Antonyms:
    informality

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. formalitynoun

    Synonyms:
    custom, established mode, settled method, rule of proceeding

  2. formalitynoun

    Synonyms:
    ceremony, conventionality, etiquette, mere form

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. formalitynoun

    Synonyms:
    ceremoniousness, precision, punctiliousness, ceremony, conventionality

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "formality":

    formalism, technicality

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How to use formality in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    To say that one loves someone else is so easy to say. In fact, that is why it is now a formality. But, to prove it (Love) is not often so easy. Oh! yes, that is just a reality. ~Emeasoba George

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Death has depreciated, it has become a formality and politeness. 2. Love is a hormonal fantasy of passion, over time it turns into fidelity. 3. Love is libido, testosterone, potency. When everything dries up, only loyalty remains.

  3. Kemal Ulusoy:

    What we are seeing is not democracy, an election is only held as a formality, to give him the appearance of legitimacy. He can still do what he wants.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    To say that one loves somebody else is so easy, that's why it's now a formality. Whereas, to prove it is not often so easy. Oh! Yes, that's just a reality.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The value of most people's LIKEs on Fb is ZERO as they cast it for mere formality or often for seeking some sort of selfish opportunity and mean nothing else with it, so getting support from such netizens makes the worth of somebody's post as NIL

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