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Usage examples for unformed

  1. She always had beautiful eyes; all her other features were unformed and might grow charming or exactly the reverse. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. There is nothing lost, no radiation of energy dispersed upon the unformed lifeless ether. – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.
  3. Marie, as we have seen, was only seventeen, unformed and wild, full of youthful passion and social despair, on the verge of what we call prostitution; reckless, hopeless, with a deep touch of sullenness and hatred. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  4. And here he was, running after a little unformed girl, who had no care to conceal the fact that she was an animal, nor any notion of the necessity for doing so! – Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v1 by George Meredith
  5. The concluding words of his disclaimer are as follows: " While I do believe Mr. Lincoln to have been an Infidel in his former life, when his mind was as yet unformed and his associations principally with rough and skeptical men, yet I believe he was a very different man in later life; and that after associating with a different class of men, and investigating the subject, he was a firm believer in the Christian religion." – Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian? by John B. Remsburg
  6. In a change so abrupt and violent, the whole character of the poor girl was shaken; her principles unsettled, vague, and unformed and naturally of mediocre and even feeble intellect, she clung to the first plank held out to her in " that wide sea of wax" in which " she halted." – Alice, or The Mysteries, Book X by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  7. Mr. Alwynn felt at times, when conversing with him, that Dare's life could not have been one in which the nobler feelings of his nature had been much brought into play, so crude and unformed were his ideas of principle and responsibility, so slack and easy- going his views of life. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  8. This might, however, be only because the one had been a guarded, sheltered invalid, while the other had gone forth among strangers to battle for a livelihood, and moreover, the elder sister had been fully grown and developed before the shock which had come on the still unformed Alison. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  9. An unformed lump of I know not what. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  10. But in any case we should not expect too much from early and unformed literature. – Anglo-Saxon Literature by John Earle
  11. Thought ended there; and feeling, which is unformed thought, began. – A Modern Chronicle, Volume 6 by Winston Churchill
  12. She was slight and unformed but graceful beyond words. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  13. I am to preserve her from a youth whose passions are so impetuous and whose principles are so unformed – The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli
  14. The man might have been a poet, an artist, and the girl was an unformed commonplace miss. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  15. The children, at first unruly and defiant, " literally speaking, wild Irish, unformed and not very pleasing," soon gave Mary their confidence, and before long their affection. – The Love Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft to Gilbert Imlay by Mary Wollstonecraft Roger Ingpen
  16. It was so crude, so unformed in her mind that it can hardly be set down. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  17. He perceived the quality of Renee's unformed character which he could not express. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  18. As to Lily, I can praise her beauty only with safe conscience, for as yet she is a mere child,- her mind quite unformed – Kenelm Chillingly, Book 5. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  19. Soon she began to think that this was the busy hour in the fortress: the corridors rustled gently, the unformed whispering of voices echoed behind her. – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold