150 Informal and Formal Words List in English

150 Informal and Formal Words List in English! Formal language is distinguished by the use of Standard English, more intricate sentence structures, the unusual use of personal pronouns, and the absence of colloquial or slang terms. In formal language, colloquialisms, contractions, and first-person pronouns such as ‘I’ or ‘We’ are not used.

Informal speech is looser and more spontaneous. It is used in writing as well as in conversation with friends and relatives. Informal language allows for nonstandard English forms, colloquial terminology, and typically shorter sentence patterns.

Below is the list of 150 formal and informal vocabulary words:

Informal Formal
Avoid Evade
But However
Chance Opportunity
Eager Avid
Empty Vacant
Give up Quit
Help Assist
Idea Notion
Look into Investigate
Point out Indicate
Rack up Accumulate
Refer to Consult
Stand for Represent
Think about Consider
Use Consume
But However
Cheap Inexpensive
Dare Challenge
Find out Ascertain
Get Obtain
Get Receive
Let Permit
Live Reside
Lively Energetic
Look at Examine
Mainly Principally
See Observe
Seem Appear
Shorten Decrease
Call on Visit
Free Liberate
Leave out Omit
Mad Insane
Mend Repair
Need Require
Put up Tolerate
Set up Establish
Show Demonstrate
Show up Arrive
Thanks Gratitude
Use Utilize
Whole Complete
Worse Inferior
Worse Inferior
Ask Enquire
Bad Negative
Death Demise
Empty Vacant
Get in touch with Contact
Have to Must
Hopeless Futile
Hungry Famished
Hurt Damage
It’s about It concerns
Mad Insane
Need to Required
Sight Vision
Sorry Apologies
Sorry Apologize
Also Moreover
Ask for Request
Buy Purchase
Dim Indistinct
End Finish
Free Release
Hurt Damage
Live Reside
Lucky Fortunate
Put in Insert
Put off Postpone
Set up Establish
Show Illustrate
Start Commence
Tell Inform
Anyway Nevertheless
Buy Purchase
Clear Transparent
Dim Indistinct
Get Obtain
Give Provide
Keep Preserve
Keep Retain
Lack Deficiency
Lack Deficiency
Put off Delay
Say no Reject
Seem Appear
Whole Entire
Wrong Incorrect
All right Acceptable
Blow up Explode
Buy Purchase
Check Verify
Dad Father
I think In my opinion
Job Occupation
Let Allow
Make up Fabricate
Put up Tolerate
Ring up Call
Seem Appear
Sick Ill
Tell Inform
Want Desire

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