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. Petrography, Mineralogy. occurring in a mass, as without stratification or crystalline structure.
  4. Chemistry. not crystalline.
  5. Biology. having structural components that are not clearly differentiated, as the nuclear material in certain bacteria.


  1. lacking a definite shape; formless
  2. of no recognizable character or type
  3. (of chemicals, rocks, etc) not having a crystalline structure

“shapeless,” 1731, from Modern Latin amorphus, from Greek amorphos “without form, shapeless, deformed,” from a- “without” (see a- (3)) + morphe “form” (see Morpheus). Related: Amorphously; amorphousness.


  1. Lacking definite form; shapeless.
  2. Lacking organization; formless.
  3. Lacking distinct crystalline structure.

  1. Not made of crystals. Glass, amber, and plastics are amorphous substances.
  2. Lacking definite form or shape.

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