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Definition of "formalness" []

  • A manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

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