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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section III. Form
1. General Form

241. [Absence of Form.] Amorphism.

   NOUN:AMORPHISM, misproportion, informity [rare]; uncouthness; rough diamond; unlicked cub; rudis indigestaque moles [L.]; disorder [See Disorder]; deformity [See Distortion].
  DISFIGUREMENT, defacement; mutilation; deforming.
   VERB:[DESTROY FORM] deface, disfigure, deform, mutilate, truncate; derange [See Derangement]; blemish, mar.
   ADJECTIVE:SHAPELESS, amorphous, formless; unshapely, misshapen, unsymmetrical, malformed, unformed, unhewn, unfashioned, unshapen; anomalous.
  ROUGH, rude, Gothic, barbarous, rugged, scraggy, vandalic; in the rough.
   QUOTATION:If shape it might be call’d that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint, or limb.—Paradise Lost