Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The state or quality of being amorphous.

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  • n. amorphous quality

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A state of being amorphous; esp. a state of being without crystallization even in the minutest particles, as in glass, opal, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being amorphous or without shape; specifically, absence of crystallization; want of crystalline structure, even in the minutest particles, as in glass, opal, etc.
  • n. The anarchic, communistic system proposed by the Russian Bakunin; universal and absolute anarchy; nihilism; extreme communism.

Etymologies

a- + -morphism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I like my mores like I like my marriageson paper because polyamory is not bigamy more or less it is homophone homology the more the merrier love overturns amorphism

    Mores

  • The phenomena which are produced in both methods of tempering may be interpreted in different ways, but it seems likely that there is a molecular approximation, an amorphism from which results the homogeneity that is due to the absence of crystallization.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 360, November 25, 1882

  • If the upper-middle class, with other classes, is destined to "move on" into amorphism, here, pickled in these pages, it lies under glass for strollers in the wide and ill-arranged museum of Letters.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • Avicenna expounded a respect and amorphism of the human soul.

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  • In his quest to become the most famous vessel for political amorphism, Taylor has never led in D.C. on a single issue or even scored a committee chairmanship.

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  • “move on” into amorphism, here, pickled in these pages, it lies under glass for strollers in the wide and ill-arranged museum of Letters.

    The Man of Property

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