Meaning of amorphous


Pronunciation: (u-môr'fus), [key]
— adj.
  1. lacking definite form; having no specific shape; formless: the amorphous clouds.
  2. of no particular kind or character; indeterminate; having no pattern or structure; unorganized: an amorphous style; an amorphous personality.
  3. occurring in a mass, as without stratification or crystalline structure.
  4. not crystalline.
  5. having structural components that are not clearly differentiated, as the nuclear material in certain bacteria.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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