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amorphism

[ uh-mawr-fiz-uhm ]
/ əˈmɔr fɪz əm /
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noun

the state or quality of being amorphous.
Obsolete. nihilism (def. 3).

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Origin of amorphism

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