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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lacking material form or substance adj. - Lacking in nutritive value.

Usage examples (36)
  • As insubstantial as a dream
  • Both start with an idea, something insubstantial, that is transformed into an artifact that can influence the world and other people.
  • And I don't even know why someone would use 'insubstantial' in this context.
  • I don't think that that falls under the category of "insubstantial" savings. for more
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