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Amorphous - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Amorphous' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Amorphous [ a.]
- Having no determinate form; of irregular; shapeless.
- Without crystallization in the ultimate texture of a solid substance; uncrystallized.
- Of no particular kind or character; anomalous.

Meaning of 'Amorphous' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . amorphous [ s]
Meaning (1):
- (of a group of people or an organization) unorganized or unfocused
Example in sentence:
  • A mob is an amorphous crowd of people without ideals, a sum of individuals in which each lives for himself
Meaning (2):
- having no definite form or distinct shape
Example in sentence:
  • a shapeless mass of protoplasm;
  • amorphous clouds of insects;
  • an aggregate of formless particles
Meaning (3):
- without real or apparent crystalline form
Example in sentence:
  • amorphous structure;
  • an amorphous mineral
Meaning (4):
- unclear because vague or badly organized
Example in sentence:
  • Her vague, amorphous statement of her predicament was part of what made it so hard for her to solve it