un·​for·​mu·​lat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈfȯr-myə-ˌlā-təd \

Definition of unformulated

: not yet devised or put into a systematized statement or form : not formulated unformulated plans an unformulated but implicit rule I have an idea that my convictions exist in a vague, unformulated state in the minds of a great many of my fellow-citizens.— Henry James

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There’s even the possibility that some other, as-yet-unformulated classification will come out of this. Brian Switek, Scientific American Blog Network, "Shaking the Dinosaur Family Tree," 15 May 2017

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1866, in the meaning defined above

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