Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lacking order, unity, or a system; disorganized.
  • adjective Having no organic qualities; inorganic.
  • adjective Not represented by a labor union.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not organized; inorganized; inorganic: as, metals are unorganized bodies.

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

  • adjective Not organized; being without organic structure; specifically (Biol.), not having the different tissues and organs characteristic of living organisms, nor the power of growth and development. See the Note under ferment, n., 1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not having been organized
  • adjective Not yet organized
  • adjective Not having been organized on a normal basis
  • adjective Having been organized only superficially or irregularly
  • adjective US Lacking a normal system of government.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not having or belonging to a structured whole
  • adjective not affiliated in a trade union

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In most cases it is characterized by an unorganized or fast heart rhythm, says co-author Teresa Tsang of the University of British Columbia Vancouver.

    Irregular heartbeat linked to death in women

  • At the moment, more than 95 percent of this huge market is in the hands of what is known as unorganized retail, the "kirana" or mom-and-pop stores that are the lifeblood of every Indian town and city.

    India turns to Wal-Mart as food prices rise

  • In most cases it is characterized by an unorganized or fast heart rhythm, says co-author Teresa Tsang of the University of British Columbia Vancouver.

    Irregular heartbeat linked to death in women

  • Folks born under this sign are sometimes described as unorganized or even sloppy, and more focused on the big picture than on little details.

    Billionaire Horoscopes

  • I get a muffled laugh out of calling the unorganized areas "uncivilized," and the clean areas "civilization."

    Your Home: A Jungle or Paradise

  • Murderers Anonymous, Pop had said some of their boys called their unorganized organization.

    The Night of the Long Knives

  • There are 11.2 million acres of industrial forestland in Maine, the so-called unorganized territory.

    Morning Sentinel News

  • There are 11.2 million acres of industrial forestland in Maine, the so-called unorganized territory.

    Kennebec Journal News

  • IG report finds sensitive Adult Protective Services records "unorganized" and "lying on unattended desks, in open boxes, and in carts waiting to filed" (Examiner)

    DeMorning DeBonis: June 18, 2010

  • Right now radar kind of unorganized with rain in through Chicago.

    CNN Transcript Jun 8, 2009

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