Systemless

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Systemless Being without system.
    • Systemless (Nat. Hist) Not agreeing with some artificial system of classification.
    • Systemless (Biol) Not having any of the distinct systems or types of structure, as the radiate, articulate, etc., characteristic of organic nature; as, all unicellular organisms are systemless .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • systemless Without system; in biology, not exhibiting any of the distinct systems or types of structure characteristic of most organisms, as the radiate in the vegetable kingdom, and the vertebrate, etc., in the animal kingdom; lacking differentiated or specialized tissues; structureless: as, in the vegetable kingdom the Algæ and in the animal kingdom the Protozoa are systemless.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Systemless without system: not exhibiting organic structure
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. systēmasyn, together, histēmi, I place.

Usage

In literature:

Surely there is not another language that is so slipshod and systemless, and so slippery and elusive to the grasp.
"A Tramp Abroad, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Surely there is not another language that is so slipshod and systemless, and so slippery and elusive to the grasp.
"A Tramp Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Low ideals, slipshod work, aimless, systemless, half-hearted endeavors, should have no place in your program.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
The Marshal de Villeroy had made a feeble and systemless opposition.
"The Conspirators" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
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In news:

The Pirate's Guide to Freeport Takes Systemless To a New Level.
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