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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

UNSUBSTAN'TIAL, a.
1. Not substantial; not solid.
2. Not real; not having substance.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 15th century not substantial ; lacking substance, firmness, or strength <unsubstantial shadows> unsubstantiality noun unsubstantially adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. having little or no solidity, reality, or factual basis. Derivatives: unsubstantiality n. unsubstantially adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Unsubstantial Un`sub*stan"tial, a. Lacking in matter or substance; visionary; chimerical.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Light, flimsy, gossamery, thin. 2. Unreal, imaginary, chimerical, visionary, ideal, illusory, fantastical. 3. Unsound, untenable, weak, flimsy, fallacious, erroneous, illogical.

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