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[けい()·しき()·しゅ()·()]
keishikishugi
noun, no adjective

Root Words:

[けい()·しき() + しゅ()·()]
keishiki + shugi

English Meaning(s) for 形式主義

noun, no adjective
  1. formalism

Definition and Synonyms for 形式主義

Formalism the practice of scrupulous adherence to prescribed or external forms
Synonyms: 形式主義
Formalism the doctrine that formal structure rather than content is what should be represented
Synonyms: フォルマリズム, フォーマリズム, 形式主義
Formalism the philosophical theory that formal (logical or mathematical) statements have no meaning but that its symbols (regarded as physical entities) exhibit a form that has useful applications
Synonyms: 形式主義

Meanings for each kanji in 形式主義

shape; form; style Kanji Details »
style; ceremony; rite; function; method; system; form; expression Kanji Details »
lord; chief; master; main thing; principal Kanji Details »
righteousness; justice; morality; honor; loyalty; meaning Kanji Details »

Categories 形式主義 is a member of

Practice a customary way of operation or behavior
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Doctrine a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
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Philosophical Theory a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
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