What does formless mean?

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ˈfɔrm lɪsform·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amorphous, formless, shapelessadjective

    having no definite form or distinct shape

    "amorphous clouds of insects"; "an aggregate of formless particles"; "a shapeless mass of protoplasm"

  2. formlessadjective

    having no physical form

    "belief in a world filled with...formless but often malevolent beings"

Wiktionary

  1. formlessadjective

    Without form; shapeless.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Formlessadjective

    Shapeless; without regularity of form.

    Etymology: from form.

    All form is formless, order orderless,
    Save what is opposite to England’s love. William Shakespeare, K. John.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Formlessadjective

    shapeless; without a determinate form; wanting regularity of shape

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of formless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of formless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of formless in a Sentence

  1. Adrienne Rich:

    We might hypothetically possess ourselves of every technological resource on the North American continent, but as long as our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be revolutionary but not transformative.

  2. Bruce Lee:

    From form to formless and from finite to infinite

  3. Kabbalah:

    The pure impulse of dynamic creation is formless and being formless, the creation it gives rise to can assume any and every form.

  4. Vatsal Surti:

    Life, dreams, thoughts. Formless and endless. A billion years before our birth. A billion years after it. And in the middle, for a single moment, to see only one person, feeling everything else covered in a white light.

  5. Bruce Lee:

    Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless--like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup, You put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash Be water my friend.

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