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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Informality  \In`for*mal"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Informalities}. 
  1.  The  state  of  being  informal;  want  of  regular,  prescribed, 
  or  customary  form  as  the  informality  of  legal 
  proceedings. 
 
  2.  An  informal,  unconventional,  or  unofficial  act  or 
  proceeding;  something  which  is  not  in  proper  or  prescribed 
  form  or  does  not  conform  to  the  established  rule 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  informality 
  n  1:  a  manner  that  does  not  take  forms  and  ceremonies  seriously 
  [ant:  {formality}] 
  2:  freedom  from  constraint  or  embarrassment;  "I  am  never  at 
  ease  with  strangers"  [syn:  {ease}] 




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