formalness formalness

Definition(s):

  • (n) a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies

Quotes

  1. "One man's formalness and bearing is another's being a guest in someone's home and anchoring a broadcast that they've come to expect in a certain way," said Williams, who has frequently talked about how the news is too serious for him to appear...
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: Brian Williams Source: Washington Post

  2. "Classical music will always desire for itself a formalness and a level of prestige," says Brueggergosman. "It will always deserve respect. And in Canada the standards are very high, so the market is competitive even if the costs aren't...
    on Nov 23, 2007 By: Measha Brueggergosman Source: National Post

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