amorphism

amorphism

[uh-mawr-fiz-uhm]
noun
1.
the state or quality of being amorphous.
2.
Obsolete, nihilism ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1850–55; < German Amorphismus < Greek ámorph(os) amorphous + -ismos -ism

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amorphous (əˈmɔːfəs)
 
adj
1.  lacking a definite shape; formless
2.  of no recognizable character or type
3.  (of chemicals, rocks, etc) not having a crystalline structure
 
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek amorphos shapeless, from a-1 + morphē shape]
 
a'morphism
 
n
 
a'morphously
 
adv
 
a'morphousness
 
n

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