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Formalism

Form´al`ism   Pronunciation: fôrm´al`ĭz'm
n.1.The practice or the doctrine of strict adherence to, or dependence on, external forms, esp. in matters of religion.
Official formalism.
- Sir H. Rawlinson.
Noun1.formalism - the doctrine that formal structure rather than content is what should be represented
Antonyms:
imitation - the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
2.formalism - (philosophy) the philosophical theory that formal (logical or mathematical) statements have no meaning but that its symbols (regarded as physical entities) exhibit a form that has useful applications
3.formalism - the practice of scrupulous adherence to prescribed or external forms
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory, philosophy
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Forma non observata
FORMAC
Formal
formal argument
Formal cause
Formal Description Technique
formal garden
formal logic
formal methods
Formal Object Role Modeling Language
formal review
Formaldehyde
Formalin
formalisation
formalise
formalised
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Formalist
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formalities
Formality
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Formalize
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Formally
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Format
FORMAT-Fortran
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Formation
Formative
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