Usage examples for amorphous

  1. The internal organization of the bands was fluid, amorphous and shifting. – Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society by Robert F. Murphy Yolanda Murphy
  2. Little by little her searching gaze made out the outlines of some amorphous shape crouching motionless behind a curtain of grasses. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  3. How many generations of each species of tree flourished in succession before the pine was supplanted by the oak, and the oak by the beech, can be but vaguely conjectured, but the minimum of time required for the formation of so much peat must, according to the estimate of Steenstrup and other good authorities, have amounted to at least 4000 years; and there is nothing in the observed rate of the growth of peat opposed to the conclusion that the number of centuries may not have been four times as great, even though the signs of Man's existence have not yet been traced down to the lowest or amorphous stratum. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell