non·​struc·​tured ˌnän-ˈstrək-chərd How to pronounce nonstructured (audio)
: lacking structure or organization : unstructured
nonstructured play
Patients … can easily be frightened by the daily demands of life in a noninstitutional, nonstructured setting.Barbara M. Swanson

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonstructured was in 1916

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“Nonstructured.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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