Definition of unsubstantial
- unsubstantial shadows
as thin and unsubstantial as the wind
an unsubstantial child who was unfit to play sports of any kind
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debilitated, delicate, down-and-out, effete, enervated, enfeebled, faint, feeble, frail, infirm, languid, low, prostrate, prostrated, sapped, slight, soft, softened, tender, wasted, weak, weakened, wimpish, wimpy;
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