What is the opposite of shape?

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Noun
Opposite of the external form, contours, or outline of someone or something
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Opposite of a particular state, period, or condition in life
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Opposite of a bodily shape, usually of a person or animal
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Opposite of the visible shape or configuration of something
“It isn't the power of the oppressors that interventionists have to worry about, but the amorphousness of the oppression.”
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Opposite of the body or shape of a person or animal
“Only recently have scholars turned a metacritical eye to Richard's physical misshapenness as a monstrosity.”
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Opposite of a line, or set of lines, enclosing or indicating the shape of an object in a sketch or diagram
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Opposite of the proportions of a person's or animal's body
“He has a beautiful mind and the soul of a poet.”
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Opposite of an arrangement of parts or elements in a particular form, figure, or combination
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Opposite of the state of a sports player or team with regard to their current standard of play
“In just his first game since his knee injury, his rustiness was visible from the first bowl.”
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Opposite of a class, group, or kind sharing certain characteristics or qualities
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Opposite of the dark shape and outline of someone or something visible in restricted light against a brighter background
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Opposite of a particular type of something in the same general category
“The role was a departure from his romantic comedy repertoire.”
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Opposite of a pattern usually seen in artwork, or architecture
“If I continue to witness blandness across these hallways, I'm going to throw up!”
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Opposite of the condition of being physically fit and healthy
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Opposite of an outline of something, especially a person's face, as seen from one side
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Opposite of the overall state or condition of something
“It took me two hours to put everything in order, and two minutes for my son to make it a complete mess.”
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Opposite of a group of living organisms capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding
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Opposite of rounded part of thing, usually body part
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Opposite of the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists and which has a tangible, solid presence
Noun
Opposite of a building or other structure
“A few silver coins, bearing the names and titles of the independent sovereigns of Bengal, have been occasionally found among a ruin of Gour.”
Noun
Opposite of the fullness or thickness of a person's hair
“He had become self-conscious about the thinness of his hair, so he teased and lacquered it with hair spray.”
Noun
Opposite of a mold or cast
“They had somehow bungled the teeth cast, and it resembled nothing like the original.”
Verb
Opposite of to give a particular shape or form to
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Opposite of to have a great influence on, or determine the nature of
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Opposite of make or become adjusted, adapted
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Opposite of to cause a profound effect
“Postmodern thought tends to trivialize this desire, if not ignore it altogether.”
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Opposite of to prepare something in advance
“The coach was out of ideas and it was now up the players to get creative and improvise.”
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Opposite of make or adapt for a particular purpose or person
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Opposite of to carry out a plan with a specific purpose in mind
“The developers would abandon the new update after it received a poor reception from the public.”
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Opposite of to render a depiction of something
“The author of that article was my aunt, and I don't believe she would ever intentionally misrepresent my image.”
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Opposite of to make or be made into a specific shape or form
“Goannas use a sideswipe with their heavy tail as their main weapon of defense and have been known to break the leg of a pursuing dog.”
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Opposite of to train or mold by instruction or example
“If they ripped Manny away from my loving arms, they could begin tormenting him mentally and emotionally to break his fragile spirit.”
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Opposite of to adjust in order to make appropriate
“It is probably best to exclude controversial citations in your paper.”
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Opposite of to attend to one's appearance, typically one's hair
“She begins to dishevel her hair but then rearranges it.”
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Opposite of to make or design (anything) from something that serves as a pattern
“If the contractor wishes to change his design as developed, the conditions once more are silent.”
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Opposite of to change or cause to change in nature, state, form, or color
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Opposite of to make a model of
“In 1766, Lisboa's son was called to remodel the sculpture over the main entrance and the towers.”
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Opposite of to influence, usually emotionally
“You almost have to desensitize yourself to the madness just to stay sane.”
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Opposite of to fix or shape the form or character of
“Your unwillingness to work hard will hinder how successful you are in life.”
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Opposite of cut away at
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Opposite of to design with a new shape or form
“Our graphic designer happened to neglect the creation of a new layout for the website.”
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Opposite of to fit by alteration
“The ancient tribe largely keep to themselves and avoid contact with the modern world to preserve their way of life.”
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Opposite of to design or plan
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Opposite of to adapt to
“Individuals have the capacity to rebel against social norms and face the consequences of social disapprobation.”
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Opposite of to shape or form a given material
“The apprentice baker would butcher the dough with his unskilled hands.”
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Opposite of to carve or engrave (something) into a material
“With the help of a vision impairment teacher, the class worked on braille writers to emboss cards and letters.”
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Opposite of cut carefully with sharp instrument
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Opposite of to become something different
“The old castle's condition would stagnate and remain unchanged for years.”
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Opposite of to control or determine
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Opposite of to contrive of (something) using skill or ingenuity
“When Gamora found out Thanos's plan to destroy the universe she tried to stop him but failed miserably.”
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Opposite of to give legal or constitutional form to
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Opposite of to teach, train or educate in a given field
“It is unfair to students to miseducate and confuse them about the nature of the scientific process.”
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(of vegetation) Opposite of to make or become thin or sparse
“The flowers would proliferate during the spring season.”
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Opposite of to form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces
“You may want to round the edges with an angle grinder or other metal saw.”
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Opposite of to make or get ready
“Is it possible for you to rearrange your schedule so that you can perform most of your specific tasks at the time of day that you are most energized?”
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Opposite of to cut short or trim, especially with shears or scissors
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Opposite of to protect with cushioning
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