Synonyms for (adjective) form-only

Synonyms: form-only

Definition: being a matter of form only; lacking substance

Usage: a form-only requirement that is usually ignored

Similar words: formal

Definition: being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

Usage: pay one's formal respects; formal dress; a formal ball; the requirement was only formal and often ignored; a formal education