Synonyms and Antonyms of formulaic

  1. using or marked by the use of something else as a basis or model she thought the plots of most action movies were pretty formulaic Synonyms apish, canned, emulative, epigonic (or epigonous), imitative, mimetic, mimic, slavish, unoriginalRelated Words copied, cribbed, plagiarized; artificial, bogus, factitious, fake, false, imitation, man-made, mock, sham, simulated, substitute, synthetic; duplicated, photocopied, reduplicated, reproduced, transcribed; backup; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading; cut-and-dried (also cut-and-dry), perfunctory, routine, uninspiredNear Antonyms authentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; genuine, natural, real; classic, ideal, modelAntonyms archetypal (also archetypical), original

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