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un·struc·tured

 (ŭn-strŭk′chərd)
adj.
1. Lacking a definite structure or organization; not formally organized or systematized.
2. Not regulated or regimented: an unstructured environment.
3. Psychology Having no intrinsic or objective meaning; meaningful by subjective interpretation only: unstructured inkblot tests.

unstructured

(ʌnˈstrʌktʃəd)
adj
1. without formal structure or systematic organization
2. (Clothing & Fashion) without a preformed shape; (esp of clothes) loose; untailored

un•struc•tured

(ʌnˈstrʌk tʃərd)

adj.
lacking a clearly defined structure or organization: unstructured classes.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unstructured - lacking definite structure or organizationunstructured - lacking definite structure or organization; "an unstructured situation with no one in authority"; "a neighborhood gang with a relatively unstructured system"; "children in an unstructured environment often feel insecure"; "unstructured inkblots"
unorganised, unorganized - not having or belonging to a structured whole; "unorganized territories lack a formal government"
structured - having definite and highly organized structure; "a structured environment"
2.unstructured - lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies
inorganic - lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms
Translations

unstructured

[ˈʌnˈstrʌktʃəd] ADJsin estructura, no estructurado

unstructured

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