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[uhn-struhk-cherd] /ʌnˈstrʌk tʃərd/
lacking a clearly defined structure or organization:
an unstructured conference; an unstructured school environment.
Origin of unstructured
1940-45; un-1 + structured Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for unstructured
  • The events are designed to be low-key, unstructured and welcoming of all viewpoints on environmental topics.
  • Instead, unstructured play is better for linguistic development.
  • In an unstructured and pampered society, why learn, it is suppose to come to us.
  • They become unhappy with his behavior when he reverts to simple, unstructured play.
  • These factors have made unstructured play nearly impossible.
  • Its wine, though perfumed and soft, is equally unstructured and tends to fade quickly.
  • After school, parents shuttle their kids from activity to activity, depriving them of unstructured time alone or with friends.
  • Ability to work in an unstructured setting and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • It would be particularly so after the unstructured time you enjoy as an academic.
  • The main way to accomplish your goals during unstructured time is to be regularly reminded of the steps needed to accomplish them.
British Dictionary definitions for unstructured


without formal structure or systematic organization
without a preformed shape; (esp of clothes) loose; untailored
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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