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unsubstantial

adjective

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  1. 1 not composed of matter as thin and unsubstantial as the wind Synonyms of unsubstantial bodiless, ethereal, formless, incorporeal, insubstantial, nonmaterial, nonphysical, spiritual, unbodied, immaterialWords Related to unsubstantial metaphysical, psychic (also psychical), supernatural; impalpable, insensible, intangible, invisible; airy, diaphanous, gaseous, gossamery, tenuous, thin, vaporous, wispishNear Antonyms of unsubstantial animal, carnal, fleshly; detectable, discernible (also discernable), noticeable, observable, palpable, sensible, tangible, visible; bulky, heavy, massive, solidAntonyms of unsubstantial bodily, corporeal, material, physical, substantial

  2. 2 being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance unsubstantial wisps of lace Synonyms of unsubstantial cobwebby, filmy, frothy, gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, insubstantial, sleazy, flimsyWords Related to unsubstantial dainty, delicate, fine; feeble, fragile, frail; diaphanous, sheer, transparentNear Antonyms of unsubstantial durable, knockabout, lasting, tough; coarse, heavy, rough, rudeAntonyms of unsubstantial sturdy, substantial

  3. 3 lacking bodily strength an unsubstantial child who was unfit to play sports of any kind Synonyms of unsubstantial asthenic, debilitated, delicate, down-and-out, effete, enervated, enfeebled, faint, feeble, frail, infirm, languid, low, prostrate, prostrated, sapped, slight, soft, softened, tender, weak, wasted, weakened, wimpish, wimpyWords Related to unsubstantial challenged, disabled, incapacitated, invalid; paralyzed; broken-down, decrepit; impotent, powerless; breakable, flimsy, fragile; dizzy, groggy, rocky, unsteady, woozy; drained, exhausted, flagging, tired, weary, worn-out; damaged, harmed, hurt, impaired, injured, lame, unsound; resistless, susceptible, unresistant, vulnerable, yieldingNear Antonyms of unsubstantial able-bodied, athletic, beefy, brawny, fit, husky, muscular, sinewy, strapping, virile; hard, hardy, lusty, red-blooded, robust, sturdy, tough; fortified, hardened, inured, strengthened, toughened; energetic, energized, invigorated, vigorous, vitalized; hale, healthy, sound; capable, competent; convalescing, recovering, recuperatingAntonyms of unsubstantial mighty, powerful, rugged, stalwart, stout, strong


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