amor·​phism | \ əˈmȯrˌfizəm \
plural -s

Definition of amorphism

: the quality or state of being amorphous

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First Known Use of amorphism

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amorphism

German amorphismus, from amorph amorphous + -ismus -ism

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“Amorphism.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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