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Synonyms for formless

having no distinct shape

Synonyms for formless

having no definite form or distinct shape

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having no physical form

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I saw when at his Word the formless Mass, This worlds material mould, came to a heap: Confusion heard his voice, and wilde uproar Stood rul'd, stood vast infinitude confin'd; Till at his second bidding darkness fled, Light shon, and order from disorder sprung: Swift to thir several Quarters hasted then The cumbrous Elements, Earth, Flood, Aire, Fire, And this Ethereal quintessence of Heav'n Flew upward, spirited with various forms, That rowld orbicular, and turnd to Starrs Numberless, as thou seest, and how they move; Each had his place appointed, each his course, The rest in circuit walles this Universe.
There was still a chink of light above the sill, a warm, mild glow behind the window; the roof of the cottage and some of the banks and hazels were defined in denser darkness against the sky; but all else was formless, breathless, and noiseless like the pit.
The tree-tops rose against the luminous blue sky in inky silhouette, and all below that outline melted into one formless blackness.
The whole life of the South was disorganized, and the most graceful nation in Europe had turned into formless lumps of clothes.
Then a man's figure approached, coming so close to her that under their formless wrappings they seemed merged in one dim outline.
Behind what he said were the same nameless, formless things that I feel.
Their religious tracts are formless and crude in style, and even their final version of the Bible aims chiefly at fidelity of rendering.
So dear to me is the formless dream of which I have spoken, so dear to me are the impressions which it has left behind it, that I fear to touch the vision with anything new, lest it should dissolve in smoke.
Throughout these rather formless meditations he sometimes thought of his past life and the long array of years (they had begun so early) during which he had had nothing in his head but "enterprise.
Genesis 1:2 tells us, "The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters.
The best fighter is someone who can adapt to any style, to be formless, to adopt an individual's own style and not following the system of styles.
Curator Dr Efi Kyprianidou comments on the exhibition by saying "Mitrofanous seeks the hidden order of the natural world from a formless mass, without internal structure, out of chaos.
He explains that his name stands for musical motion, saying, "Liquid represents something fluid and formless that can be adapted to any given container.
DOWN: 1 Red meat 2 Shortage 3 Aces 4 Formless 5 Tier 6 Egypt 8 Legal tender 13 Fidgeted 14 Eighteen 15 Cyanide 18 Photo 20 Toys 21 Pity.
Maps provide a sense of structure and shape to that which seems formless.