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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by or in accordance with some fixed or conventional method for doing something

Usage examples (34)
  • The story could easily have run adrift in formulaic silliness.
  • Probably all this angst about formula and being formulaic is merely shorthand for what J.T. said above.
  • Given the theme of Yotsuba, “Enjoy Everything”, I think it being a little formulaic is be expected.
  • The opportunity to be long-winded yet perfunctory, paradoxically daring yet formulaic, is available to only proven hit makers at the top of the heap. for more
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