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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Freedom from constraint or embarrassment; A manner that does not take forms and ceremonies seriously.

Usage examples (36)
  • Its informality is obvious, and the sentence style is easy and plain.
  • But they profess to believe that informality is liberating (in spite of their tyrannical attempts to impose it).
  • I might simply say that G-7 meetings, although we're in favor of the idea of informality, that's something that's always stressed in the case of the summits.
  • Otherwise many people with vague ideas of the "informality" of these occasions might omit to send replies. for more
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