But he kept his word, and resumed his reading, and I let the half-formed question die on his lips unanswered.
He was ever at hand to hear the half-formed cry of the soul, the whisper it hardly knew it gave.
I did not say anything about my half-formed intention to run away.
The last topic in these verses is the decision which arrested the half-formed wish.
It is the half-formed, the perplexed, and the suggestively monstrous.
He went to meet them, smiling at the folly of his half-formed intention of guiding them from their prey.
These could appreciate; and counselled me in consonance with my half-formed resolution.
I abandoned my half-formed plan of breaking down the door, and turned to the window and the light-well.
His mind, as developed in his works, had half-formed her own.
He would have refused to undertake the journey only that a half-formed plan flashed into his mind.
early 13c., from Old French forme "physical form, appearance, pleasing looks; shape, image," from Latin forma "form, contour, figure, shape; appearance, looks' model, pattern, design; sort, kind condition," origin unknown. One theory holds that it is from Greek morphe "form, beauty, outward appearance" (see Morpheus) via Etruscan [Klein]. Sense of "behavior" is first recorded late 14c. Meaning "a document with blanks to be filled in" is from 1855.
The record of past performances by a horse, team, competitor, etc; the BOOK, track record: What's the form on General Electric this quarter?/ The form on the little gelding is super
[1940s+ Horse racing; fr form, ''the fitness or condition of a racehorse,'' which is found by 1760]