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[struhk-cher-lis] /ˈstrʌk tʃər lɪs/
without structure, organization, or arrangement; formless.
Origin of structureless
1840-50; structure + -less
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structurelessness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But how can two structureless things interact so as to produce a structure?

  • It is its structureless character that gives to tin its value.

  • The diamond arises bright, definite, and pure out of a dark matrix of structureless confusion.

    God The Invisible King Herbert George Wells
  • It is a structureless substance, in the sense that it does not consist of cells.

    The Flea Harold Russell
  • No real nucleus can be discovered in the structureless plasma body.

    The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel
  • Now, on our view, that colouration follows structure, we ought to find an absence of decoration in this structureless group.

  • Noctiluca miliaris, acted upon by iodine solution, showing the protoplasm shrunk away from the structureless pellicle.

  • The more I have studied these structureless beings—cells without nuclei!

    The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel
  • The ectocyst is structureless, consisting of a substance closely allied to chitine.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • These structureless plasma bodies show unmistakably that their vital activity is a purely chemical phenomenon.

    The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel

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