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gossamer

adjective

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  1. 1 being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance fairies are usually depicted as wearing gossamer or tattered clothing Synonyms of gossamer cobwebby, filmy, frothy, gauzy, flimsy, gossamery, insubstantial, sleazy, unsubstantialWords Related to gossamer dainty, delicate, fine; feeble, fragile, frail; diaphanous, sheer, transparentNear Antonyms of gossamer durable, knockabout, lasting, tough; coarse, heavy, rough, rudeAntonyms of gossamer sturdy, substantial

  2. 2 resembling air in lightness the gossamer veil seemed to float about the bride as she walked down the aisle Synonyms of gossamer ethereal, fluffy, airy, gossamery, lightWords Related to gossamer cobwebby, dainty, delicate, diaphanous, downy, feathery, flimsy, gauzelike, gauzy, insubstantial, tender, wispy; buoyant, lighter-than-air, lightweight, rarefied, unsubstantial, vaporous, weightless; cumulous, pillowyNear Antonyms of gossamer firm, solid, substantial; bulky, burdensome, cumbersome, hefty, hulking, lumpish, ponderous, unwieldy, weightyAntonyms of gossamer heavy, leaden

  3. 3 very thin and easy to see through didn't see the gossamer spider webs until the sun hit them just right Synonyms of gossamer cobwebby, diaphanous, filmy, gauzelike, gauzy, sheer, gossamery, see-through, transparentWords Related to gossamer peekaboo; clear, crystal, crystalline, limpid, liquid, lucent, pellucid; lucid, translucent; dainty, delicate, flimsy, fragile, frail, insubstantial, unsubstantial; colorless, uncoloredNear Antonyms of gossamer opaque; cloudy, foggy, hazy, misty, murky, nebulous, smoky (also smokey); drab, dull, lackluster, lusterless

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