formless

  • 1 formless — formless, unformed, shapeless are comparable when they mean having no definite or recognizable form. Something is formless which is so fluid or so shifting in its outlines, structure, or character that it does not assume, or is incapable of… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 Formless — Form less, a. Shapeless; without a determinate form; wanting regularity of shape. {Form less*ly}, adv. {Form less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 formless — index indefinite, indeterminate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 formless — (adj.) 1590s, from FORM (Cf. form) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Formlessly; formlessness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 formless — [adj] disorganized, vague amorphous, baggy*, blobby*, chaotic, crude, inchoate, incoherent, indefinite, indeterminate, indistinct, nebulous, obscure, orderless, raw, rough, rude, shapeless, unclear, undefined, unformed, unorganized; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 formless — [fôrm′lis] adj. having no definite or regular form or plan; shapeless formlessly adv. formlessness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Formless — Infobox Album Name = Formless Type = studio Artist = Aghora Released = December 2006 Recorded = 2006 Genre = Progressive metal Length = 70:43 Label = Dobles Productions Producer = Santiago Dobles, Neil Kernon Reviews = Last album = Transitions… …

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  • 8 formless — adjective 1 without a definite shape: Figures emerged out of the mist, dull and formless at first. 2 ideas or feelings that are formless are not clear or definite: A formless melancholy overcame her. formlessly adverb formlessness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 formless — form|less [ˈfo:mləs US ˈfo:rm ] adj without a definite shape ▪ To the listener, this music is incoherent and formless. ▪ formless horrors that await you in the fog >formlessly adv >formlessness n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 formless — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)mləs[/t]] ADJ Something that is formless does not have a clear or definite structure or shape. A series of largely formless images rushed across the screen. Syn: amorphous …

    English dictionary

  • 11 formless — UK [ˈfɔː(r)mləs] / US [ˈfɔrmləs] adjective if something that is real or imagined is formless, it has no definite shape A dark formless danger terrified her. Derived word: formlessness noun uncountable …

    English dictionary

  • 12 formless — form|less [ fɔrmləs ] adjective with no definite real or imagined shape: A dark formless danger terrified her. ╾ form|less|ness noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 formless — form ► NOUN 1) visible shape or configuration. 2) a way in which a thing exists or appears. 3) a type or variety. 4) the customary or correct method or procedure. 5) a printed document with blank spaces for information to be inserted. 6) chiefly… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 formless — adjective Date: 1591 1. having no regular form or shape 2. lacking order or arrangement 3. having no physical existence • formlessly adverb • formlessness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 formless — formlessly, adv. formlessness, n. /fawrm lis/, adj. lacking a definite or regular form or shape; shapeless. [1585 95; FORM + LESS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 formless — adjective /ˈfɔːmləs/ Without form; shapeless. Syn: shapeless, amorphous …

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  • 17 formless — Synonyms and related words: aberrant, abnormal, abundant, aimless, amorphic, amorphous, anarchic, anomalistic, anomalous, baggy, blobby, blurred, blurry, capricious, casual, chaotic, characterless, confused, copious, desultory, deviative,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 formless — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. chaotic, vague, indeterminate; see shapeless 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. shapeless, amorphous, asymmetrical. ANT.: distinct, specific, defined III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having no distinct shape:… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 FORMLESS —    an Indian religious CONCEPT signifying those levels of the UNIVERSE where MATTER is absent. It is the higher form of TRANCE …

    Concise dictionary of Religion

  • 20 formless — form·less || fÉ”rmlɪs / fɔːm adj. unformed; without form, shapeless …

    English contemporary dictionary