illformed

ill-formed

[il-fawrmd]
adjective
1.
badly formed.
2.
Linguistics. not conforming to the rules of a given language; ungrammatical (opposed to well-formed ).

Origin:
1665–75

ill-formedness [il-fawr-mid-nis, -fawrmd-] , noun
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ill-formed

adjective
not grammatical; not conforming to the rules of grammar or accepted usage [syn: ungrammatical] [ant: grammatical
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