Synonyms of formative in English:

formative


See definition of formative

adjective

1‘schooling is not the only significant element in a child's formative years’

SYNONYMS

developmental, developing, growing, mouldable, malleable, impressionable, susceptible

2‘the early Fabians had a formative influence on the social history of the United Kingdom’

SYNONYMS

determining, controlling, influential, guiding, decisive, forming, shaping, moulding, determinative