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Amorphous

Updated: 5 days ago

Pronunciation: [ uh-mawr-fuhs ]


Definition: adjective

1 : without a clearly defined shape or form

2 : lacking a clear structure or focus

Origin: 1725; Greek


Etymology: from modern Latin amorphus, from Greek amorphos ‘shapeless’ (from a- ‘without’ + morphē ‘form’) + -ous


Usage:


Synonyms:

  • shapeless

  • formless

  • unformed

  • unshaped

Antonyms:

  • shaped

  • shapely

Example: The clouds this morning where amorphous.


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