formulaic

[ fawr-myuh-ley-ik ]
/ ˌfɔr myəˈleɪ ɪk /

adjective

made according to a formula; composed of formulas: a formulaic plot.
being or constituting a formula: formulaic instructions.

Nearby words

  1. formula,
  2. formula one,
  3. formula unit,
  4. formula weight,
  5. formulae,
  6. formular,
  7. formularize,
  8. formulary,
  9. formulate,
  10. formulation

Origin of formulaic

First recorded in 1880–85; formula + -ic

Related formsfor·mu·la·i·cal·ly, adverb

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