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gossamery

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of gossamery

  1. 1 being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance that gossamery dress should be washed gently by hand so it doesn't disintegrate Synonyms cobwebby, filmy, frothy, gauzy, gossamer, flimsy, insubstantial, sleazy, unsubstantialRelated Words dainty, delicate, fine; feeble, fragile, frail; diaphanous, sheer, transparentNear Antonyms durable, knockabout, lasting, tough; coarse, heavy, rough, rudeAntonyms sturdy, substantial

  2. 2 resembling air in lightness a gossamery feather floating on the breeze Synonyms ethereal, fluffy, gossamer, airy, lightRelated Words cobwebby, dainty, delicate, diaphanous, downy, feathery, flimsy, gauzelike, gauzy, insubstantial, tender, wispy; buoyant, lighter-than-air, lightweight, rarefied, unsubstantial, vaporous, weightless; cumulous, pillowyNear Antonyms firm, solid, substantial; bulky, burdensome, cumbersome, hefty, hulking, lumpish, ponderous, unwieldy, weightyAntonyms heavy, leaden

  3. 3 very thin and easy to see through use this gossamery cheesecloth to strain the liquid out of the cottage cheese Synonyms cobwebby, diaphanous, filmy, gauzelike, gauzy, gossamer, sheer, see-through, transparentRelated Words peekaboo; clear, crystal, crystalline, limpid, liquid, lucent, pellucid; lucid, translucent; dainty, delicate, flimsy, fragile, frail, insubstantial, unsubstantial; colorless, uncoloredNear Antonyms opaque; cloudy, foggy, hazy, misty, murky, nebulous, smoky (also smokey); drab, dull, lackluster, lusterless


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