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  1. lacking a clearly defined structure or organization: an unstructured conference; an unstructured school environment.
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Origin of unstructured

First recorded in 1940–45; un-1 + structured
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  • This does not mean, however, that our sessions are totally "unstructured."

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  • Should it become an Internet address for unlimited and unstructured browsing?

  • I ended up in the USA, a land of unstructured and flawed literacy, but also one of amazing dynamics.

British Dictionary definitions for unstructured


  1. without formal structure or systematic organization
  2. without a preformed shape; (esp of clothes) loose; untailored
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