What is the opposite of formal?

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Adjective
Opposite of characterized by conventional forms of ceremony and behaviour
Adjective
Opposite of marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details
Adjective
Opposite of of or denoting a style of writing or public speaking characterized by more elaborate grammatical structures and more conservative and technical vocabulary
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Opposite of very dignified in form, tone, or style
Adjective
Opposite of marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details
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Opposite of slow to reveal emotion or opinions
Adjective
Opposite of stiff or formal in behaviour or style
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Opposite of severe or strict in manner or attitude
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Opposite of conforming to or governed by an accepted standard of procedure or convention
“When the workers walked out, they were subsequently fired for taking unofficial measures.”
Adjective
Opposite of being something in name or form only
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Opposite of causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest
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Opposite of having or showing a composed or serious manner that is worthy of respect
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Opposite of unoriginal
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Opposite of not given to showing emotion or feelings
Adjective
Opposite of suitable for a royal court
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Opposite of suited or acceptable to the purpose or circumstances
Improper use of gym equipment can result in injury.”
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Opposite of legally binding due to having been executed in compliance with the law
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Opposite of exact in correspondence or adherence to something; not allowing or admitting deviation or relaxation
“For the kids, the rules can probably be adhered to in a loose manner.”
Adjective
Opposite of pertaining to points, lines, angels and figures used in geometry
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Opposite of sedate, respectable, and unadventurous
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Opposite of especially, displaying good manners or etiquette
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Opposite of well-defined
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Opposite of having or showing impressive beauty or scale
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Opposite of calm, dignified, and unhurried
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Opposite of intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive
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(of language) Opposite of associated with literary works or other formal writing
Adjective
Opposite of carefully aware of the circumstances
“Given the circumstances surrounding the tragedy, it was a particularly imprudent thing to say.”
Adjective
Opposite of trendy or fashionable
“He wore baggy, rainbow-colored pants that were highly unfashionable.”
Adjective
Opposite of of a high standard, quality, or social class
Adjective
Opposite of like an old maid
Adjective
Opposite of pertaining to liturgy
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Opposite of based on absolute truth
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by deep sincerity
Noun
Opposite of a gathering of a social nature
“After the fall of the Starks, a feud befell the different Houses in the North.”
Verb
Opposite of to establish what something or who someone is
“Many people mistake the endangered water vole for the brown rat and accidentally poison them or disturb their burrows.”
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