Associations to the word «Informal»


INFORMAL, adjective. Not formal or ceremonious.
INFORMAL, adjective. Not in accord with the usual regulations.
INFORMAL, adjective. Suited for everyday use.
INFORMAL, adjective. (of language) Reflecting everyday, non-ceremonious usage.
INFORMAL, adjective. (gardening) Not organized; not structured or planned.
INFORMAL FALLACY, noun. (logic) A fallacy whose error cannot be represented by the symbols used in formal logic.
INFORMAL LOGIC, noun. That branch of logic whose task is to develop non-formal standards, criteria, procedures for the analysis, interpretation, evaluation, criticism and construction of argumentation in everyday discourse.

Dictionary definition

INFORMAL, adjective. Not formal; "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends".
INFORMAL, adjective. Not officially recognized or controlled; "an informal agreement"; "a loose organization of the local farmers".
INFORMAL, adjective. Used of spoken and written language.
INFORMAL, adjective. Having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere; "had a cozy chat"; "a relaxed informal manner"; "an intimate cocktail lounge"; "the small room was cozy and intimate".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King