Amorphous Definition

Lacking physical form or shape.
American Heritage
Without definite form; shapeless.
Webster's New World
Lacking organization; formless.
American Heritage
Of no definite type; anomalous.
Webster's New World
Lacking a crystalline structure.
Glass is an amorphous material.
American Heritage

Origin of Amorphous

  • From Ancient Greek ἄμορφος (amorphos) "without form, shapeless, deformed" (itself from α- (a-) "without" + μορφή (morphē) "form") + the English suffix -ous

    From Wiktionary

  • From Greek amorphos a- without a–1 morphē shape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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