Unshaped Un*shaped", Unshapen Un*shap"en, a. [Pref. un- not + shaped, shapen.] Not shaped; shapeless; misshapen; deformed; ugly. [1913 Webster]

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  • unshapen — [unshā′pən] adj. [ME] 1. without shape; shapeless 2. badly shaped; misshapen; malformed …   English World dictionary

  • unshapen — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from 1un + shapen, past participle of shapen to shape Date: 12th century unshaped …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unshapen — /un shay peuhn/, adj. 1. not shaped or definitely formed; shapeless; formless; indefinite. 2. not shapely; unpleasing in shape; ill formed. 3. misshapen or deformed. [1300 50; ME; OE unsceapen. See UN 1, SHAPE, EN3] * * * …   Universalium

  • unshapen — adjective Shapeless; misshapen; deformed; ugly …   Wiktionary

  • unshapen — adj. == uncreated. Creed of St Athan. 23 …   Oldest English Words

  • unshapen — a. Deformed, misshapen, shapeless, ill formed, ill made, ill shaped, grotesque, ugly, uncouth …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unshapen — un·shapen …   English syllables

  • unshapen — un•shap•en [[t]ʌnˈʃeɪ pən[/t]] adj. 1) not shaped or definitely formed; shapeless; formless 2) not shapely; ill formed 3) misshapen or deformed • Etymology: 1300–50; ME; OE unsceapen. See un I, shape, en III …   From formal English to slang

  • unshapen — /ʌnˈʃeɪpən/ (say un shaypuhn) adjective not shaped or definitely formed; shapeless; formless; indefinite …   Australian English dictionary

  • unshapen — adjective incompletely or imperfectly shaped unshaped dough unshaped timbers • Syn: ↑unshaped • Similar to: ↑unformed …   Useful english dictionary

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