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amorphous

 [ah-mor´fus]
having no definite form; shapeless.

a·mor·phous

(ă-mōr'fŭs),
1. Without definite shape or visible differentiation in structure.
2. Not crystallized.

amorphous

/amor·phous/ (ah-mor´fus)
1. having no definite form; shapeless.
2. having no specific orientation of atoms.
3. in pharmacy, not crystallized.

amorphous

[əmôr′fəs]
Etymology: Gk, a, not, morphe, form
1 describing an object that lacks definite visible shape or form.
2 (in chemistry) a substance that is not crystalline.

amorphous

adjective Lacking a fixed shape; shapeless

a·mor·phous

(ā-mōr'fŭs)
1. Without definite form or visible differentiation in structure.
2. Not crystallized.

amorphous

1. Of no particular shape or form.
2. Lacking distinct crystalline structure.

a·mor·phous

(ā-mōr'fŭs)
1. Without definite shape or visible differentiation in structure.
2. Not crystallized.

amorphous (āmôr´fus, əmôr´fus),

adj having no specific space lattice, the molecules being distributed at random.

amorphous

having no definite form; shapeless.
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Levieva ("The Invisible") doesn't fare as well, perhaps owing to the role's amorphousness.
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In the presence of Fevvers' corporeality Walser experiences a "vertiginous eroticism" teetering on the edge of an abyss represented by the amorphousness of her grotesque femininity.
The ontological determination of spirit bodies is their amorphousness and immortality.
While Cefalu makes the eminently reasonable claim that the psychoanalytic tradition of object-relations helps explain the conceptual limitations of Reformation moral theory, he unnecessarily and unpersuasively predicates this claim on a disavowal of what he refers to, with uncharacteristic amorphousness, as "Freudianism.
Tapping into these fears is a form of political poking, but is also indicative of a Quebec culture that, wanting to protect its language and culture, does not want to be subsumed by Canada's amorphousness.
Here, too, there is a play between the natural and the artificial and, most of all, a contrast between apparently recognizable geometry and amorphousness.
Brushing the category against the grain of its amorphousness and conceit, the possibilities of the postcolonial, I would submit, lie in carefully questioning this copula of scandals.
The gist of the article was that because of the amorphousness, vastness, speed, and anonymity of the blogosphere, nasty and even slanderous attacks on individuals or companies can be very difficult to combat.
Its allusiveness and amorphousness combine to make it a challenging read.