Meaning of unformulated in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈfɔːmjʊleɪtɪd/


  • Not formulated.

    ‘the unformulated rules of society’
    • ‘My reaction deserves some reflection in the full awareness of the transience of things, according to new and unformulated rules, which emerge from this sort of situation’
    • ‘Those on deportment and dress were understood, though unformulated.’
    • ‘Such external signs, however, are few and probably the language of theologians and priests is at a certain variance with the unformulated imaginings of the faithful.’
    • ‘Admittedly this metaphysics is incoherent and unformulated (as indeed it has to be, for when formulated it becomes self-contradictory).’
    • ‘The hitherto unformulated idea of a profession of journalism takes shape in clauses which assume what was then becoming common form.’
    • ‘Aboriginal society had mechanisms, even though unformulated and largely unconscious to its practitioners, of dealing with religious flexibility.’
    • ‘She was right when she wrote: ‘He seems to prey on our subconscious, our unformulated fears; the mood is evocative, dreamy, spectral.’’
    • ‘This ‘participatory’ revolution in society did not yet amount to a democratic revolution, however, because a consensus on the terms for the refiguring of Muslim politics remained unformulated.’
    • ‘It is an unformulated and untested hypothesis at this point.’