Meaning of “formless” in the English Dictionary

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"formless" in British English

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formlessadjective

uk /ˈfɔːm.ləs/ us /ˈfɔːrm.ləs/

Examples from literature

  • After hours of half-waking, half-sleeping, formless confusion, she dreamed again. 
  • All sorts of possibilities presented themselves to me—vague, indefinite, formless terrors. 
  • Presently she became sensible that the sleigh had stopped beside a formless mound of white and the man was shaking her. 
  • The cottonwoods and willows, on the opposite shore, were mere dreams of trees,—gray, formless, and weird. 
  • The last glow showed a formless pulp, spreading upon the water. 

(Definition of “formless” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)