Formality and Standoffishness


Formality noun - An act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners.
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Standoffishness and formality are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Standoffishness" instead a noun "Formality".


Standoffishness noun - A disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner.
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Formality and standoffishness are semantically related. You can use "Formality" instead a noun "Standoffishness".
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