unstructured

adjective un·struc·tured \ ˌən-ˈstrək-chərd \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of unstructured

: lacking structure or organization: such as
a : not formally organized in a set or conventional pattern
  • an unstructured question
  • feel insecure in an unstructured situation
b : not having a system or hierarchy typical of an organized society

Examples of unstructured in a Sentence

  1. Unstructured play time is important for children.

  2. Her life is very unstructured.

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First Known Use of unstructured

1936


UNSTRUCTURED Defined for English Language Learners

unstructured

adjective

Definition of unstructured for English Language Learners

  • : not happening according to a plan : not organized or planned in a formal way


Medical Dictionary

unstructured

adjective un·struc·tured \ ˌən-ˈstrək-chərd \

medical Definition of unstructured

: lacking structure : not formally organized
  • unstructured psychological tests

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