Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without structure; devoid of distinct parts; unorganized; unformed; hence, lacking arrangement; informal; specifically, in biology, having no distinction of parts or organs; not histologically differentiated; not forming or formed into a tissue; homogeneous; amorphous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Without a definite structure, or arrangement of parts; without organization; devoid of cells; homogeneous.

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  • adjective Lacking structure.

Etymologies

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structure +‎ -less

Examples

  • The result of this, and the disappearance of many other boundaries from our society — such as morals and values that used to contain a lot of destruction and help to integrate our characters — is that more and more we are living a "structureless" life.

    'The One-Life Solution'

  • Let us suppose that this "structureless" morsel of protoplasm is, for all its "structurelessness," composed of an infinite number of living molecules, each one of them with hopes and fears of its own, and all dwelling together like Tekke Turcomans, of whom we read that they live for plunder only, and that each man of them is entirely independent, acknowledging no constituted authority, but that some among them exercise a tacit and undefined influence over the others.

    Selections from Previous Works and Remarks on Romanes' Mental Evolution in Animals

  • Her structureless wandering is supposed to form a bond between her and The Mad Hatter (a mulit-accented, multi-colored Johnny Depp), but we only know that because thee characters tell us.

    Movie Review: Alice in Wonderland » Scene-Stealers

  • I ended up with a very large amount of fluffy batter which overflowed two 9-inch layer pans as it rose into deliciously moist but structureless layers that split when I took them from the pan.

    TBTAM and the Three Cakes - A Cautionary Tale

  • Of course, now your life in Fallen London is temporarily structureless.

    Another Echo Bazaar Status Update | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • Pulled Apart By Horses High Five, Swan Dive, Nose Dive (Transgressive) A structureless blast of lunatic energy, the second single from this Leeds quartet's durr-core debut features loud things falling into other, louder, things, and a bit that sounds like the bit in Hulk where Hulk punches that lorry.

    This week's new singles

  • Of course, now your life in Fallen London is temporarily structureless.

    Another Echo Bazaar Status Update | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • In other words, they think that randomness looks a lot more uniform and structureless than it really does.

    Perceiving Randomness

  • Meanwhile if you replace every instance of it in your article with structureless you would make your point better.

    The Deconstruction of Women's Clothing

  • If quotations are structureless singular terms, then there is no more significance to the category of quotation-mark names than to the category of names that begin and end with the letter

    Quotation

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