Capable of receiving an impression:
Immature or childish
Easily bent or molded; flexible
Capable of being shaped or formed:
Merely negative; not helpful
forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning
Find another word for formative. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for formative, like: developmental, impressionable, moldable, juvenile, pliable, creative, plastic, pliant, destructive, noninfluential and shaping.