Amorphous means that the shape of the object is not clearly defined. This is usually a bad thing, because it means that the object is difficult to understand or to control.

  • The amorphous blob on the screen was difficult to see.

  • The amorphous liquid was difficult to pour.

Definition of amorphous


having no definite form or distinct shape


formless, shapeless


without real or apparent crystalline form


uncrystallised, uncrystallized


lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies




(of a group of people or an organization) unorganized or unfocused


unclear because vague or badly organized

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Example Sentences for amorphous

  • 1

    The amorphous state reflects less light than the crystalline one does.

  • 2

    An example of an amorphous membrane is the silica membrane.

  • 3

    The amorphous polymer are also excellent in processing.

  • 4

    An amorphous silicon capable of the formation of a semiconductor junction.

  • 5

    An amorphous silicon is capable of the formation of a semiconductor junction.

  • 6

    He also contributed to the physics of amorphous semiconductors.

  • 7

    The amorphous creature is a common trope in science fiction.

  • 8

    The ex premie 'group' is amorphous to say the least.

  • 9

    The key to producing amorphous ice is the rate of cooling.

  • 10

    It meant amorphous, unformed material in Psalms and medieval writing.