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1. Having no definite form; shapeless: a formless unicellular organism.
2. Lacking order: formless activity.
3. Having no material existence: a formless void.
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without a definite shape or form; amorphous
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lacking a definite or regular form or shape; shapeless.
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|Adj.||1.||formless - having no definite form or distinct shape; "amorphous clouds of insects"; "an aggregate of formless particles"; "a shapeless mass of protoplasm"|
unformed - not having form or shape; "unformed clay"
|2.||formless - having no physical form; "belief in a world filled with...formless but often malevolent beings"|
unbodied - having no body
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adjective shapeless, amorphous, nebulous, unformed, vague, indefinite, incoherent, disorganized, inchoate Large formless images rushed across the screen.
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formless[ˈfɔːmlɪs] ADJ → informe
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formless[ˈfɔːmlɪs] adj (shape) → informe; (feelings) → nebuloso/a
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