Insubstantiality



[in-suh b-stan-shuh l] /ˌɪn səbˈstæn ʃəl/

adjective
1.
not substantial or real; lacking substance:
an insubstantial world of dreams.
2.
not solid or firm; weak; flimsy.
3.
not substantial in amount or size; inconsiderable:
an insubstantial sum.
/ˌɪnsəbˈstænʃəl/
adjective
1.
not substantial; flimsy, tenuous, or slight
2.
imaginary; unreal
n.

1827, from insubstantial + -ity.
adj.

c.1600, from Medieval Latin insubstantialis, from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + substantialis (see substantial). Related: Insubstantially.

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