formalism

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formalism /ˈfoɚməˌlɪzəm/ noun
formalism
/ˈfoɚməˌlɪzəm/
noun
Learner's definition of FORMALISM
[noncount]
: a method, style, way of thinking, etc., that shows very careful attention to traditional forms and rules

— formalist

/ˈfoɚməlɪst/ noun, plural formalists [count]

— formalist

or formalistic /ˌfoɚməˈlɪstɪk/ adjective [more formalist; most formalist]
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