Amorphous A*mor"phous, a. [Gr. ?; 'a priv. + morfh` form.] 1. Having no determinate form; of irregular; shapeless. --Kirwan. [1913 Webster]

2. Without crystallization in the ultimate texture of a solid substance; uncrystallized. [1913 Webster]

3. Of no particular kind or character; anomalous. [1913 Webster]

Scientific treatises . . . are not seldom rude and amorphous in style. --Hare. [1913 Webster] -- {A*mor"phous*ly}, adv. -- {A*mor"phous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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