amorphous

[ uh-mawr-fuhs ]

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Part of Speech

adjective

Origin + Etymology

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

Synonyms

  • shapeless
  • formless
  • unformed
  • unshaped

Antonyms

  • shaped
  • shapely

Definition

without a clearly defined shape or form; lacking a clear structure or focus

Example

The clouds this morning where amorphous.

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