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un•shaped

(ʌnˈʃeɪpt)

adj.
not shaped or definitely formed.
[1565]
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Adj.1.unshaped - incompletely or imperfectly shapedunshaped - incompletely or imperfectly shaped; "unshaped dough"; "unshaped timbers"
unformed - not having form or shape; "unformed clay"

unshaped

adjective
Having no distinct shape:
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The influence of his mind was like light gleaming through an unshaped world.
But, in the stillness of the third hour of the morning, Lucie came downstairs again, and stole into his room; not free from unshaped fears, beforehand.
It was strangely indistinct, however, and less like articulate words than an unshaped sound, such as would be the utterance of feeling and sympathy, rather than of the intellect.
It must be confessed that a family likeness pervaded these respectable progeny of Drowne's skill; that the benign countenance of the king resembled those of his subjects, and that Miss Peggy Hobart, the merchant's daughter, bore a remarkable similitude to Britannia, Victory, and other ladies of the allegoric sisterhood; and, finally, that they all had a kind of wooden aspect which proved an intimate relationship with the unshaped blocks of timber in the carver's workshop.
New traits in ornamentation (pits and rim decoration), and probably also in morphology (smooth unshaped necks) and technology (use of organic temper) of Corded Ware vessels might be seen as a superficial imitation of the local pottery traditions.
Its accounts run on a month-to-month basis and are uncapped, unshaped, symmetrical bandwidth, and include a free router.
He discusses classifications of refractories, the idea of properties, standards and testing, silica refractories, alumina refractories, fireclay refractories, magnesia refractories, dolomite refractories, chromite and MgO-Cr<in2>O<in3>refractories (chrome-magnesium and magnesium-chrome), magnesia-carbon refractories, special refractories, and unshaped (monolithic) refractories.
212) But the idea that self-defense is natural and reflexive, that it is somehow beyond the law, unshaped by convention, habit, or custom, is one feature of an institution that conceals itself "through reference to natural or spiritual law.
He loved being around boys whose lives were as yet unshaped, given that his own future--until recently--had seemed so settled and sure.
He points out that "Zen masters teach their disciples to resist the temptation of thinking the transition of the unshaped from nothingness into [.
7 Table 2 General histological description of oocyte development stages for the congeneric species Stellifer brasiliensis and Stellifer rastrifer Development stages Histological description Pre-vitellogenesis Early primary growth (Pgl) Unshaped and unyolked oocytes; the basophilic cytoplasm is stained with hematoxylin; the nucleus, enlarged, shows the nucleolus arranged at periphery.
What had started as a simple attempt to make space liveable in gradually turned into something stylish, attractive, but that was all right; it still remained for them an informal camp site, a pleasant but also a completely uncommitting and unshaped environment through which they could move and do their thing (p44).