Amorphously



lacking definite form; having no specific shape; formless:
the amorphous clouds.
of no particular kind or character; indeterminate; having no pattern or structure; unorganized:
an amorphous style; an amorphous personality.
Petrography, Mineralogy. occurring in a mass, as without stratification or crystalline structure.
Chemistry. not crystalline.
Biology. having structural components that are not clearly differentiated, as the nuclear material in certain bacteria.
Historical Examples

The autobiographical part of this amorphously arranged volume is a social document of the first rank.
Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest J. Frank Dobie

adjective
lacking a definite shape; formless
of no recognizable character or type
(of chemicals, rocks, etc) not having a crystalline structure
adjective

See amorphic
adj.

“shapeless,” 1731, from Modern Latin amorphus, from Greek amorphos “without form, shapeless, deformed,” from a- “without” (see a- (3)) + morphe “form” (see Morpheus). Related: Amorphously; amorphousness.

amorphous a·mor·phous (ə-môr’fəs)
adj.

Lacking definite form; shapeless.

Lacking organization; formless.

Lacking distinct crystalline structure.

amorphous
(ə-môr’fəs)

Not made of crystals. Glass, amber, and plastics are amorphous substances.

Lacking definite form or shape.

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