Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being amorphous; shapelessness.

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  • noun The state or quality of being amorphous.

Etymologies

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amorphous +‎ -ness

Examples

  • In this amorphousness, he was in tune with the religious tone of the postwar years, when (in a 1947 poll) religious leaders ranked highest for their contributions to national well-being, outranking politicians and businessmen, and (in 1957) 96 percent of Americans professed membership in a church or synagogue.

    The Chosen Peoples

  • The first, as Mumford, who considered Geddes “my master,” explained, was to plan cities at a human scale to avoid the sprawling modern megalopolis, which Mumford called “the last word in imageless urban amorphousness.”

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • The first, as Mumford, who considered Geddes “my master,” explained, was to plan cities at a human scale to avoid the sprawling modern megalopolis, which Mumford called “the last word in imageless urban amorphousness.”

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • And it must be remembered that anarchy, in this case, did not mean amorphousness.

    do you ever read writing?

  • In this amorphousness, he was in tune with the religious tone of the postwar years, when (in a 1947 poll) religious leaders ranked highest for their contributions to national well-being, outranking politicians and businessmen, and (in 1957) 96 percent of Americans professed membership in a church or synagogue.

    The Chosen Peoples

  • In this amorphousness, he was in tune with the religious tone of the postwar years, when (in a 1947 poll) religious leaders ranked highest for their contributions to national well-being, outranking politicians and businessmen, and (in 1957) 96 percent of Americans professed membership in a church or synagogue.

    The Chosen Peoples

  • I want him to be perfected where I fell short, to avoid my long slow slide into amorphousness.

    The Replacement

  • The first, as Mumford, who considered Geddes “my master,” explained, was to plan cities at a human scale to avoid the sprawling modern megalopolis, which Mumford called “the last word in imageless urban amorphousness.”

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • The idiocy of voting for "change" is its amorphousness: he promised change, not that it would be change for the better.

    Obama wants to turn his "YouTubing-Facebooking-texting-Twittering grass-roots organization ... into an instrument of government."

  • Her me-centrism has grown from the amorphousness of her position in the White House -- the fact that she had no formally-vested powers -- just as surely as if she had been the President herself.

    Mayhill Fowler: Telling Tales About Her First Lady Travels: Where and Why Did Hillary Exaggerate?

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