- made according to a formula; composed of formulas: a formulaic plot.
- being or constituting a formula: formulaic instructions.
Origin of formulaic
Related formsfor·mu·la·i·cal·ly, adverb
First recorded in 1880–85; formula
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Word Origin and History for formulaically
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper