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Adjective
Not having a physical existence
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“At times, the book is about as convincing as a fairytale, proffering only light and insubstantial imaginings.”
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Lacking strength and solidity
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“As one pack of financial cards falls after another, we will experience a cleansing of the most exposed and insubstantial parts of the economy.”
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Flimsy, or made of flimsy material
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“A whitish insubstantial fabric forms the background with wide, soft blue ribbons forming a crisscross pattern.”
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Little or inadequate in amount, level or degree
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“At the beginning of the merger, there were insubstantial funds for any serious recapitalization effort.”
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Hardly convincing or plausible
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“I made a perhaps startling but, I believe, not insubstantial argument for considering ourselves, and this earth, as the center of the universe.”
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Not important or noteworthy
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Made of thin or poor-quality metal
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Impractical and foolishly idealistic
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Worn out or ruined because of age or neglect
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Lacking in brightness
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Not highly intellectual or cultured
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Frothy or frilly
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Lighthearted and casually cheerful
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Passing or disappearing with time
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