What does shapeless mean?

Definitions for shapeless
ˈʃeɪp lɪsshape·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. shapelessadjective

    lacking symmetry or attractive form

    "a shapeless hat on his head"

Wiktionary

  1. shapelessadjective

    without shape

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Shapelessadjective

    Wanting regularity of form; wanting symmetry of dimensions.

    Etymology: from shape.

    You are born
    To set a form upon that indigest,
    Which he hath left so shapeless and so rude. William Shakespeare.

    He is deformed, crooked, old and sere;
    Ill-fac’d, worse-bodied, shapeless ev’ry where. William Shakespeare.

    What fools were here,
    Disguis’d like Muscovites in shapeless gear? William Shakespeare.

    Thrice had I lov’d thee,
    Before I knew thy face or name;
    So in a voice, so in a shapeless flame,
    Angels affect us oft, and worshipp’d be. John Donne.

    Now the victor stretch’d his eager hand,
    Where the tall nothing stood, or seem’d to stand;
    A shapeless shade, it melted from his sight,
    Like forms in clouds, or visions of the night! Alexander Pope.

    Some objects please our eyes,
    Which out of nature’s common order rise,
    The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. Alexander Pope.

Wikipedia

  1. Shapeless

    Shapeless (Japanese: シェイプレス, Hepburn: Sheipuresu) is a remix album by Buck-Tick, released on August 24, 1994. All songs were remixed by European artists, and some song titles are translated into English. It reached number five on the Oricon chart.

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  1. shapeless

    Shapeless refers to something that lacks a definite, fixed or regular shape or form. It suggests amorphousness or a lack of clear physical structure or outline. This can apply to physical objects, abstract concepts or even metaphorical ideas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shapelessadjective

    destitute of shape or regular form; wanting symmetry of dimensions; misshapen; -- opposed to shapely

Wikidata

  1. Shapeless

    Shapeless is a remix album by Buck-Tick, released on August 24, 1994. All songs were remixed by foreign artists, and some song titles are translated into English. It reached number five on the Oricon chart.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shapeless in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shapeless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of shapeless in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Ugo Betti:

    Thought itself needs words. It runs on them like a long wire. And if it loses the habit of words, little by little it becomes shapeless, somber.

  3. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    All the means of action - the shapeless masses - the materials - lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.

  4. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    It is only a short step from exaggerating what we can find in the world to exaggerating our power to remake the world. Expecting more novelty than there is, more greatness than there is, and more strangeness than there is, we imagine ourselves masters of a plastic universe. But a world we can shape to our will is a shapeless world.

  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 into a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can either flow, or it can crash! Be like water, my friend.

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