Synonyms for Formalistic:

adj.

formal (adjective)
academic.
inkhorn (adjective)
bookish, Pedantical, scholastic, donnish, literary.
pedantical (adjective)
Inkhorn.
theoretical (adjective)
pedantic.

n.

bookish, scholastic, teach, literary, pedantic, academic, attitude, flexible, Inkhorn, Pedantical, donnish. formalistic (noun)
formalized, formalised.

Other synonyms:

donnish, Inkhorn, Pedantical. pedantic, scholastic, academic, literary. bookish. Other relevant words:
bookish, scholastic, teach, literary, pedantic, academic, attitude, flexible, Inkhorn, Pedantical, donnish.