1. (literal) formless; lacking shape or definition
1. By evening, the amorphous mass of clay in the sculptor's studio had been transformed into a recognizably human clay figure.
2. (figurative) lacking in structure and clarity
2. Your essay represents a promising beginning, but it's still amorphous: you still need to do a lot of work on it, shaping it and clarifying your intentions.
a (without)#morphe (form) (Greek)
In Greek 'morphe' means shape/form. So, amorphous (a + morph + ous) means 'without shape/shapeless'. Similarly 'morphing' means shaping (the original). 'Metamorphosis' = Change in form/nature amorphous = a [morf] us = on reversing morf become --> a+form+us i. e something without form. or something lacking shape.