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The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
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  1. The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
  2. Propriety and good taste in behavior, dress, etc.
  3. Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety:
The rules for such forms, manners, and ceremonies
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  1. The rules for such forms, manners, and ceremonies
  2. The forms, manners, and ceremonies established by convention as acceptable or required in social relations, in a profession, or in official life
An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency. An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency.
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  1. An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency. An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency.
  2. The period of reigning of a particular ruler or government
  3. A statute or regulation governing the court process:
The body of persons attending such an assembly:
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  1. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
  2. A practice or procedure widely observed in a group, especially to facilitate social interaction; a custom:
  3. A customary practice, rule, method, etc.; usage
A conventional act, idea, or practice.
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  1. A conventional act, idea, or practice.
  2. The state, quality, or character of being conventional.
  3. A conventional form, usage, or rule
A formal act without intrinsic purpose; an empty form:
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  1. A formal act without intrinsic purpose; an empty form:
  2. A conventional social gesture or act of courtesy:
  3. A formal act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom:
A set of standardized procedures for transmitting or storing data, especially those used in regulating data transmission between computers or peripherals.
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  1. A set of standardized procedures for transmitting or storing data, especially those used in regulating data transmission between computers or peripherals.
  2. The forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state.
  3. In science and medicine, a formal set of rules and procedures to be followed during a particular research experiment, course of treatment, etc.
A formal act or set of formal acts established by custom or authority as proper to a special occasion, such as a wedding, religious rite, etc.
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  1. A formal act or set of formal acts established by custom or authority as proper to a special occasion, such as a wedding, religious rite, etc.
  2. A formal act without intrinsic purpose; an empty form:
  3. Behavior that follows rigid etiquette or a prescribed form
The way in which a thing exists, acts, or manifests itself:
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  1. The way in which a thing exists, acts, or manifests itself:
  2. A pattern of behavior or performance:
  3. A linguistic form.
A book containing rites or ceremonial forms
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  1. A book containing rites or ceremonial forms
  2. A set form or system of rites, religious or otherwise
  3. A ceremony in which the actions and wording follow a prescribed form and order.
Find another word for formality. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for formality, like: decorum, etiquette, correctness, rule, convention, conventionality, behavior, decorum, ceremony, custom and ceremoniousness.