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4 definitions found
 for unsubstantial
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unsubstantial \Unsubstantial\
     See substantial.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unsubstantial \Un`sub*stan"tial\, a.
     Lacking in matter or substance; visionary; chimerical.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  unsubstantial
      adj 1: lacking material form or substance; unreal; "as
             insubstantial as a dream"; "an insubstantial mirage on
             the horizon" [syn: insubstantial, unsubstantial,
             unreal] [ant: material, real, substantial]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  182 Moby Thesaurus words for "unsubstantial":
     Barmecidal, Barmecide, adulterated, airy, apparent, apparitional,
     asomatous, astral, attenuate, attenuated, autistic, bodiless,
     breakable, brittle, cheap-jack, chimeric, cobwebby, crumbling,
     crumbly, cut, dainty, dangerous, decarnate, decarnated, deceptive,
     decrepit, delicate, delicately weak, delusional, delusionary,
     delusive, delusory, dereistic, desultory, dilute, diluted,
     discarnate, disembodied, disintegrating, dreamlike, dreamy,
     effeminate, erroneous, ethereal, extramundane, fallacious, false,
     fanciful, fantastic, feeble, fine, flimsy, fragile, frail,
     frangible, gaseous, ghostly, gimcrack, gimcracky, gossamery,
     hazardous, illusional, illusionary, illusive, illusory, imaginary,
     immaterial, impalpable, imponderable, improbable, inconceivable,
     inconclusive, incorporate, incorporeal, incredible, infirm,
     insecure, insubstantial, intangible, jerry, jerry-built, light,
     lightweight, merely nominal, metaphysical, misleading, namby-pamby,
     nonmaterial, nonphysical, nonsubstantial, not real, occult,
     ostensible, otherworldly, papery, pasteboardy, perilous,
     phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantom, poor, poorish, precarious,
     provisional, psychic, puny, rare, rarefied, risky, rotten,
     rotten at, seeming, self-deceptive, self-deluding, shadowy, shaky,
     shattery, shifting, shifty, sissified, sleazy, slight, slippery,
     specious, spectral, spiritual, subtile, subtle, supernatural,
     supposititious, tacky, temporary, tentative, tenuous, thick, thin,
     thinned, thinned-out, ticklish, transmundane, treacherous,
     unactual, unbelievable, uncompact, uncompressed, unconcrete,
     unconvincing, undependable, unearthly, unembodied, unextended,
     unfaithworthy, unfirm, unfleshly, unfounded, unphysical, unproved,
     unreal, unrealistic, unreliable, unrigorous, unsolid, unsound,
     unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsturdy, unsubstanced, unsure,
     unsustained, untrustworthy, unworldly, vaporous, visionary,
     watered, watered-down, weak, weakly, weightless, windy, wispy,
     womanish
  
  

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