Definitions

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  • n. a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies

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Examples

  • After several trips to different parts of the river, it became clear that what I was responding to and how I felt while being in China was permeating ... my pictures; a formalness and unease ...

    The Guardian World News

  • Casual jeans and chunky shoes tastefully offset the formalness of a patterned vest, a silky jacket, and the twinkly pocket-watch chain.

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

  • I think what is hitting you is a definite formalness to it all. cliokitty on October 6th 2009 at 3: 31pm view cliokitty's davidsl --

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • Here’s my take on the definition of a blog … please excuse the formalness …:

    What Is The Definition Of A Blog?

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