well-formed

[wel-fawrmd]
adjective
1.
rightly or pleasingly formed: a well-formed contour.
2.
Linguistics. (of an utterance) conforming to the rules of a language; grammatical (opposed to ill-formed ).

Origin:
1510–20

well-formedness [wel-fawr-mid-nis, -fawrmd-] , noun
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well-formed
 
adj
logic, linguistics (of a formula, expression, etc) constructed in accordance with the syntactic rules of a particular system; grammatically correct
 
well-formedness
 
n

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Example sentences
They had to be able to drop whatever they were doing and jump in the water whenever well-formed waves appeared.
It was conducted according to a well-formed plan to have acquiesced and some chiefs of gendarmes devices.
There are other, less well-formed ideas percolating out there, too.
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