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Definitions of unsubstantial

  1. Unsubstantially. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. lacking material form or substance; unreal; "as insubstantial as a dream"; "an insubstantial mirage on the horizon" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Without material form or body; fanciful; not strong or solid. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Not solid; not real. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for unsubstantial

  1. Mrs. Purdy and the church activities, which had loomed so large in his life, were but fleeting, unsubstantial shadows. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. It is racy, it is understood, and the illustrations are always concrete and massive, never vague or unsubstantial – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
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