Definitions

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  • adj. That has not been formalized.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not made formal; unreduced to forms.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ formalized

Examples

  • Graduate education and the rest of lifelong unformalized education is not like K-12; it is not age-segregated.

    Seriously?

  • The objection to traditional grammar was not that it postulated real rules that people really followed, but rather that it was incomplete and unformalized.

    Chomsky's Revolution: An Exchange

  • He imagined an unformalized inward revelation which should reveal new truths to those who passionately desired Truth above all things.

    Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman

  • It was pleasant also to tell him some things he did not know -- he listened so kindly, so teachably; unformalized by scruples lest so to bend his bright handsome head, to gather a woman's rather obscure and stammering explanation, should imperil the dignity of his manhood.

    Villette

  • It was pleasant also to tell him some things he did not know — he listened so kindly, so teachably; unformalized by scruples lest so to bend his bright handsome head, to gather a woman’s rather obscure and stammering explanation, should imperil the dignity of his manhood.

    Villette

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