Examples from the Web for formalistic
We should like to call this school the Natural in contradistinction to the Naturalesque and Formalistic schools.
In a dry, formalistic way, Primrose asked: "My dear brother, are you prepared for the great change!"Letters of Peregrine Pickle|George P. Upton
The Formalistic schools, led by the Ikenobos, aimed at a classic idealism corresponding to that of the Kano-academicians.
Broadly speaking, these divide themselves into two main branches, the Formalistic and the Naturalesque.
British Dictionary definitions for formalistic
- the mathematical or logical structure of a scientific argument as distinguished from its subject matter
- the notation, and its structure, in which information is expressed