ill-formed


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ill-formed

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(Linguistics) linguistics badly formed and ungrammatical
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Adj.1.ill-formed - not grammatical; not conforming to the rules of grammar or accepted usage
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ill-formed

[ˌɪlˈfɔːmd] ADJmal formado
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We have all wished for this interview, and I trust it will convince you how ill-formed are your objections to Valentine's marriage."
He is every inch the ill-formed international menace we feared he would be in those first few shell-shocked post-election days.
Mattis, a legendary former Marine general, saw part of his job as talking Trump out of ill-formed impulses.
Unlike those, particularly in England and Wales, who stridently advocate against this option, the Danes and Irish adopted a grown-up, forward-thinking approach and chose a second referendum without engaging in threats of civil unrest or ill-formed flippant references to a pseudo-democratic process.
But the Dundee new recruit ignored the ill-formed critics and took the plunge on the advice of best pal Brandon Barker who shone on loan at Hibs last season.
Frank Field, Labour chairman of the Commons Work and Pensions Committee, told the Observer: "The Government seems finally to have woken up to the human catastrophe that was waiting to happen under its ill-formed plans for moving people onto Universal Credit."
One of the negative denominators of the episodic elections is lack of national identity template, the paradox of rebellious power mongers, disruptive, and ill-formed social media narratives and indeed fake lens of the electorates will blur the search for authentic leadership come 2019.
* Muse of Fire Theatre Company celebrates its 10th season with a future-set, outdoor production of William Shakespeare's "Richard III" about the ill-formed villain who sets his sights on England's throne.
On microscopic examination underlying stroma shows ill-formed granulomas comprising of epithelioid cells with peripheral rim of lymphocytes and plasma cells.
Unlike syncope, which rules out marked but not ill-formed structures, vowel shortening is utilized in CA to prevent ill-formed syllables from surfacing.
So for us to be successful I think in the long-term is that we have to do our part for providing an environment that...that allows for integrated innovation, that is safer and easier for our employees to come forward to us and offer new ideas, new perspectives, no matter how incremental, no matter how ill-formed, using those as opportunities to say yeah, let us, let us risk together, let us try together.
The Igbos in the east of Nigeria, for instance, initially saw the Europeans as madmen of strange appearance and ill-formed ideologies.