Formal vs Perorate - What's the difference?

formal | perorate |


As a adjective formal

is being in accord with established forms.

As a noun formal

is formalin.

As a verb perorate is

to speak or declaim at great length, especially in a pompous or grandiloquent manner; to harangue.

formal

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Being in accord with established forms.
  • :
  • Official.
  • :
  • Relating to the form or structure of something.
  • :
  • *
  • Relating to formation.
  • :
  • Ceremonial.
  • :(rfquote-sense)
  • Proper, according to strict etiquette; not casual.
  • :
  • Organized; well-structured and planned.
  • :
  • (mathematics) Relating to mere manipulation and construction of strings of symbols, without regard to their meaning.
  • :
  • Antonyms

    * informal

    Derived terms

    * formal cause * formalize * formalist * formalism * formality

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Formalin.
  • An evening gown.
  • An event with a formal dress code.
  • Jenny took Sam to her Year 12 formal .

    perorate

    English

    Verb

    (perorat)
  • To speak or declaim at great length, especially in a pompous or grandiloquent manner; to harangue.
  • To make a peroration; to make a formal recapitulation at the end of a speech.