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amorphophallus | amorphophallus campanulatus | amorphophallus paeonifolius | amorphophallus rivieri | amorphophallus titanum | amorphous | amorphous shape | amorphozoa | amorphozoic | amorphy | amort

amorphous

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CIDE DICTIONARY

amorphousa. [Gr. ; 'a priv. + morfh` form.].
  •  Having no determinate form; of irregular; shapeless.  Kirwan.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Without crystallization in the ultimate texture of a solid substance; uncrystallized.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of no particular kind or character; anomalous.  [1913 Webster]
    "Scientific treatises . . . are not seldom rude and amorphous in style."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amorphous, adj.
1 shapeless.
2 vague, ill-organized.
3 Mineral. & Chem. non-crystalline; having neither definite form nor structure.

Derivative
amorphously adv. amorphousness n.
Etymology
med.L amorphus f. Gk amorphos shapeless f. a- not + morphe form

THESAURUS

amorphous

aberrant, abnormal, adrift, afloat, aimless, aleatoric, aleatory, alternating, amorphic, anarchic, anomalistic, anomalous, baggy, blind, blobby, blurred, blurry, broad, capricious, casual, chance, chancy, changeable, changeful, chaotic, characterless, clear as mud, cloudy, confused, dark, desultory, deviable, deviative, different, dim, disarticulated, discontinuous, disjunct, disordered, disorderly, dispersed, disproportionate, divergent, dizzy, eccentric, erratic, fast and loose, featureless, fickle, fitful, flickering, flighty, flitting, fluctuating, foggy, formless, freakish, frivolous, fuzzy, general, giddy, gratuitous, haphazard, hazy, heteroclite, heteromorphic, hit-or-miss, ill-defined, immethodical, impetuous, imprecise, impulsive, inaccurate, inchoate, incoherent, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, indefinable, indefinite, indeterminable, indeterminate, indiscriminate, indistinct, inexact, infirm, inform, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, kaleidoscopic, lax, loose, lumpen, mazy, meaningless, mercurial, misshapen, misty, moody, muddy, murky, nebulous, nondescript, nonspecific, nonsymmetrical, nonsystematic, nonuniform, obscure, opaque, orderless, planless, promiscuous, rambling, random, restless, roving, scatterbrained, senseless, shadowed forth, shadowy, shapeless, shifting, shifty, shuffling, spasmodic, spineless, sporadic, stochastic, straggling, straggly, stray, straying, subnormal, sweeping, systemless, transcendent, unaccountable, unarranged, uncertain, unclassified, unclear, uncontrolled, undefined, undependable, undestined, undetermined, undirected, undisciplined, unfixed, unformed, ungraded, unjoined, unmethodical, unnatural, unordered, unorganized, unplain, unpredictable, unreliable, unrestrained, unsettled, unshaped, unsorted, unspecified, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsymmetrical, unsystematic, ununiform, vacillating, vagrant, vague, variable, veiled, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatile, wandering, wanton, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, whimsical, wishy-washy

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amorphous

Unconformity

N unconformity, nonconformity, unconformity, disconformity, unconventionality, informality, abnormity, abnormality, anomaly, anomalousness, exception, peculiarity, infraction of law, breach, of law, violation of law, violation of custom, violation of usage, infringement of law, infringement of custom, infringement of usage, teratism, eccentricity, bizarrerie, oddity, je ne sais quoi, monster, monstrosity, rarity, freak, freak of Nature, weirdo, mutant, rouser, snorter, individuality, idiosyncrasy, originality, mannerism, aberration, irregularity, variety, singularity, exemption, salvo, nonconformist, nondescript, character, original, nonesuch, nonsuch, monster, prodigy, wonder, miracle, curiosity, flying fish, black sheep, black swan, lusus naturae, rara avis, queer fish, mongrel, random breed, half-caste, half-blood, half-breed, metis, crossbreed, hybrid, mule, hinny, mulatto, tertium quid, hermaphrodite, phoenix, chimera, hydra, sphinx, minotaur, griffin, griffon, centaur, saggittary, kraken, cockatrice, wyvern, roc, dragon, sea serpent, mermaid, merman, merfolk, unicorn, Cyclops, men whose heads do grow beneath their shoulders, teratology, fish out of water, neither one thing nor another, neither fish nor fowl, neither fish flesh nor fowl nor good red herring, one in a million, one in a way, one in a thousand, outcast, outlaw, off the beaten track, oasis, uncomformable, exceptional, abnormal, abnormous, anomalous, anomalistic, out of order, out of place, out of keeping, out of tune, out of one's element, irregular, arbitrary, teratogenic, lawless, informal, aberrant, stray, wandering, wanton, peculiar, exclusive, unnatural, eccentric, egregious, out of the beaten track, off the beaten track, out of the common, out of the common run, beyond the pale of, out of the pale of, misplaced, funny, unusual, unaccustomed, uncustomary, unwonted, uncommon, rare, curious, odd, extraordinary, out of the ordinary, strange, monstrous, wonderful, unexpected, unaccountable, outre, out of the way, remarkable, noteworthy, queer, quaint, nondescript, none such, sui generis, unfashionable, fantastic, grotesque, bizarre, outlandish, exotic, tombe des nues, preternatural, denaturalized, heterogeneous, heteroclite, amorphous, mongrel, amphibious, epicene, half blood, hybrid, androgynous, androgynal, asymmetric, adelomorphous, bisexual, hermaphrodite, monoclinous, qualified, singular, unique, one-of-a-kind, newfangled, novel, non-classical, original, unconventional, unheard of, unfamiliar, undescribed, unprecedented, unparalleled, unexampled, unconformably, except, unless, save barring, beside, without, save and except, let alone, however, yet, but, once in a blue moon, once in a million years, Int, what on earth!, what in the world!, What the devil!, Holy cow!, Can you top that?, Sacre bleu, never was seen the like, never was heard the like, never was known the like, I could hardly believe it, I saw it, but I didn't believe it.

Amorphism

N amorphism, informity, unlicked cub, rudis indigestaque moles, disorder, deformity, disfigurement, defacement, mutilation, deforming, chaos, randomness (disorder), fluid, shapeless, amorphous, formless, unformed, unhewn, unfashioned, unshaped, unshapen, rough, rude, Gothic, barbarous, rugged.


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