unorganized

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ organized

Adjective[edit]

unorganized (comparative more unorganized, superlative most unorganized)

  1. Not having been organized.
  2. (US) (of a territory) Lacking a normal system of government.
    Palmyra Atoll is an unorganized territory.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unorganized does not have the negative connotations of disorganized.

Related terms[edit]

  • unorganized militia (especially US): Citizens liable for military service but not (yet) organized on a military basis.
  • disorganized (a negative term indicating inadequate organization)