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unconstructed

Line breaks: un|con¦struct¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌnkənˈstrʌktɪd
 
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Definition of unconstructed in English:

adjective

chiefly North American
(Of a garment) unstructured.
Example sentences
  • Bodies were being reconfigured dramatically, particularly female ones - the corset and chignon were abandoned for the unconstructed sack dress and bobbed hair of the femme nouvelle.

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