formalist
noun or adjective see formalism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • formalist — FORMALÍST, Ă, formalişti, ste, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. Persoană care dă dovadă de formalism (1). 2. (Persoană) a cărei activitate este pătrunsă de formalism (2). ♦ (Persoană) care adoptă în relaţiile sale o atitudine de politeţe protocolară,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Formalist — Form al*ist, n. [Cf. F. formaliste.] One overattentive to forms, or too much confined to them; esp., one who rests in external religious forms, or observes strictly the outward forms of worship, without possessing the life and spirit of religion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • formàlist — m 1. {{001f}}pristalica formalizma 2. {{001f}}onaj koji strogo pazi na formu bez obzira na sadržaj …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • formalist — formàlist m DEFINICIJA 1. pristalica formalizma 2. onaj koji strogo pazi na formu bez obzira na sadržaj ETIMOLOGIJA vidi forma …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • formalíst — a m (ȋ) kdor pretirano poudarja obliko ali predpise na škodo vsebine: vse njegovo ravnanje kaže, kakšen formalist je / ekspr. ne oziraj se na tega puhlega formalista // kdor daje prednost obliki umetniškega dela pred vsebino: estetski, klasičen… …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • Formalist — means a number of different things: A certain school in the philosophy of mathematics, stressing axiomatic proofs through theorems specifically associated with David Hilbert. A school of thought in law and jurisprudence which emphasises the… …   Mini philosophy glossary

  • Formalist — formal »die Form betreffend, nur äußerlich, unlebendig«: Das Adjektiv wurde im 18. Jh. wie frz. formel, aus dem etwa gleichzeitig unser Adjektiv formell »förmlich; unpersönlich, nur zum Schein« übernommen wurde, aus lat. formalis »die Form… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • formalist — See formalism. * * * …   Universalium

  • formalist — 1. noun a) An overly formal person, especially one who adheres to current forms; a stickler b) An advocate of formalism 2. adjective Of or pertaining to formalism; formalistic …   Wiktionary

  • Formalist — Besserwisser; Klugschnacker (norddt.) (umgangssprachlich); Schlaumeier (umgangssprachlich); Rechthaber (umgangssprachlich); Schlauberger (umgangssprachlich); Neunmalkluger ( …   Universal-Lexikon

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