Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without regard to proper construction.

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Examples

  • He thanked members who heeded the party's call not to attend this weekend's Cape Town meeting which he described as unstructural and unconstitutional.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Tolstoy's novel is wasteful of its subject; that is the whole objection to its loose, unstructural form.

    The Craft of Fiction

  • The absurdity, barbarism, and grotesque quaintness of this monument to vanity cannot be laid exclusively at Maximilian's door; for the architecture, particularly of the fountains, in Altdorfer's or Manuel's designs, and in those of many others, reveals a like wantonness in delighted elaboration of the impossible and unstructural.

    Albert Durer

  • The picturesque but wholly unstructural use of columns in the entrance porches, the upper parts of the façade, the wooden cupolas over the five domes, and the pointed arches in the narthex, are deviations from Byzantine traditions dating in part from the later Middle Ages

    A Text-Book of the History of Architecture Seventh Edition, revised

  • "unstructural and unconstitutional" meetings where they openly denounced the leadership.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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