(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Lack of shape
Nouns — formlessness, shapelessness, amorphism, informity; deformity, disfigurement, defacement, derangement, mutilation; disorder, chaos; distortion.
Verbs — deface, disfigure, deform, mutilate, truncate, misshape; derange, disorder, distort.
Adjectives — formless, shapeless, amorphous; unformed, unhewn, uncut, unfashioned, unshapen; rough, rude, rugged, barbarous, chaotic; blank, vague, nebulous, half-baked; misshapen, disordered, distorted.
Quotations — Bah! the thing is not a nose at all, but a bit of primordial chaos clapped on to my face (H. G. Wells).
Antonyms, see form.

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