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amorphous
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Definition without clearly defined boundaries
  • From month-to-month, the committee's instructions have been amorphous, contradictory, and transitory.
amorphous = without clearly defined boundaries
  • Her art is as amorphous as the culture it reflects.
  • amorphous = without clearly defined boundaries
  • Glasses are amorphous solids - somewhere between a liquid and a crystalline solid.
  • amorphous = without clearly defined boundaries
  • A new world, material without being real, where poor ghosts, breathing dreams like air, drifted fortuitously about .... like that ashen, fantastic figure gliding toward him through the amorphous trees.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • amorphous = without clearly defined boundaries
  • "They're not going to get me," she mused, the amorphous "they" being hospitals, the system, and anything else that "sticks tubes in you and takes your money at the same time."
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • amorphous = without clearly defined boundaries
  • Amorphous and tender, from now on it will have to remain hidden, her own secret imagining.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer's Beginnings
  • Life cannot will its own extinction either in its blind amorphous state or in any of the forms into which it has organized itself.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • I saw it as a dark, amorphous cloud that would descend from above and enclose us forever.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • He felt an amorphous fear, and an uncoalesced hatred for Marten, his father's right-hand man (or was it the other way around?
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Evil-eyed, Nicole stood apart, denying the children, resenting them as part of a downright world she sought to make amorphous.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • And if you're on the outside, you become part of that amorphous entity, a 'damn fine staff.'
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • She simply radiated an emotion which blotted out everything else with a great, amorphous splodge.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • It was a horrifying and alien creature whose amorphous shape and blind hunger reminded Max of the grylmhoch he'd encountered in the Arena.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Now the hedges were buried under amorphous white cloaks.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • It's possible its cooled enough it's no longer completely amorphous.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • I stood there shaken, looking at the amorphous form of the white sheet beneath the slimy surface.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • A column of amorphous shapes appeared and grew in the darkness, and the whispering became the sound of men moving steadily through long wet grass.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • Inside the glass were amorphous shapes Langdon recognized as the usual bookshelves, parchment bins, and examination tables.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Within the long, clear Plexiglas coffin hovered a sickeningly pale and amorphous shape.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • So I just enjoyed the feeling and watched the once amorphous student body separate itself into hundreds of individuals.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl

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