Insubstantial definition

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Lacking or appearing to lack substance or reality.
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Not substantial.
  • Not real; imaginary.
  • Not solid or firm; weak or flimsy.
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Lacking substance; not real or strong.

The bridge was insubstantial and would not safely carry a car.

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Very small or negligible, as in importance, size, or amount.

An insubstantial volume of traffic.

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Not firm or solid; weak or flimsy.

A shed made of insubstantial materials.

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