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


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

Origin of formulaic

First recorded in 1880–85; formula + -ic

Related forms

for·mu·la·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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