formless

adjective
form·​less | \ ˈfȯrm-ləs How to pronounce formless (audio) \

Definition of formless

1 : having no regular form or shape
2 : lacking order or arrangement
3 : having no physical existence

Other Words from formless

formlessly adverb
formlessness noun

Examples of formless in a Sentence

a formless mass of clay that the potter transformed into an attractive bowl from this formless void the universe was supposed to have been created
Recent Examples on the Web The sea was green, the formless dark blobs more visible than in the flat gray light of the previous day. Scott Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, 24 July 2021 Previous projects saw the group’s two rappers splitting mike time evenly, but, in keeping with this album’s more formless nature, there is less emphasis on arrangement, or balance of any kind. Sheldon Pearce, The New Yorker, 21 Sep. 2021 The sea was green, the formless dark blobs more visible than in the flat gray light of the previous day. Scott Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, 24 July 2021 The sea was green, the formless dark blobs more visible than in the flat gray light of the previous day. Scott Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, 24 July 2021 The sea was green, the formless dark blobs more visible than in the flat gray light of the previous day. Scott Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, 24 July 2021 The sea was green, the formless dark blobs more visible than in the flat gray light of the previous day. Scott Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, 24 July 2021 The sea was green, the formless dark blobs more visible than in the flat gray light of the previous day. Scott Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, 24 July 2021 The sea was green, the formless dark blobs more visible than in the flat gray light of the previous day. Scott Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, 24 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of formless

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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formless

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“Formless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/formless. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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formless

adjective
form·​less | \ ˈfȯrm-ləs How to pronounce formless (audio) \

Kids Definition of formless

: having no regular form or shape

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