not shaped or definitely formed; shapeless; formless; indefinite.
not shapely; unpleasing in shape; ill-formed.
misshapen or deformed.
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How to use unshapen in a sentence
Sometimes, however, his thoughts are unshapen, and as it were rough-hewn and rugged.On the Sublime | Longinus
In you is drained Ambition's heart,—my every burning aim Fails here in you, and cools unforged, unshapen.The Mortal Gods and Other Plays | Olive Tilford Dargan
An unshapen thought presents itself to me, I look at it, and I do all in my power to give it body and expression, but I cannot.The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford | Mark Rutherford
It cannot be denied that he leaves imbedded in his fabric lumps of unshapen material, which mar the symmetry of his art.The Works of Lord Byron | Lord Byron
They were rough and unshapen externally, as when hewn down in their native forest, and appeared to have been split open.The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland | Daniel Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for unshapen
having no definite shape; shapeless
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