He rebuked his boss by being coldly formal and saluting unnecessarily.
There would be no coldly formal letter advising them of their daughter's dismissal and the reason for it.
She had ceased to come alone, and she was coldly formal in the presence of her companions.
Her anxious face moved in a coldly formal smile.
One of the civilians spoke in a coldly formal tone.
The Admiral got coldly formal.
Sisko's voice turned coldly formal.
These annual get-togethers have since grown coldly formal, for the most part.
"No, thank you," he said, his voice coldly formal.
After a moment Hoskins turned to the scientist and said in a coldly formal way, "Is that so, professor?"