English to Afrikaans Meaning :: insubstantial

Insubstantial :
- bedrukinsubstantially

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Adjective(1) lacking material form or substance; unreal(2) lacking in nutritive value(3) lacking solidity or strength

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(1) At times, the book is about as convincing as a fairytale, proffering only light and insubstantial imaginings.(2) It amused me to see the insubstantial evidence you had pieced together as your argument against airguns.(3) What has been written is vague and insubstantial .(4) The figure, in its nakedness, has an almost ghostly, insubstantial quality, a pathetic vulnerability.(5) She becomes daily more insubstantial , her figure wraithlike.(6) Yet when, outraged at such affront, we stand on our rights and demand redress, we would do well to remember how insubstantial the dignity is on which those rights are based.(7) But no matter how many more dot.coms go bust, nobody should infer from the fall-out that the engines of the new economy are passing, insubstantial fashions soon to fade.(8) Despite some stalwart work by those at the helm of the second and youth teams, the structures that support them are insubstantial , and the development of the game in the community is patchy at best.(9) We who lived in the suburbs of towns that were themselves anonymous and mediocre were exiles from the city's Real: insubstantial wraiths, resigned to our status as non-beings.(10) Scare story: if spirits weren't so frustratingly insubstantial , Ham House could sell 'em by the pound.(11) Grandma and grandpa were there too, only in like a sort of ghostly insubstantial form.(12) What strangers we meet are wraith-like, insubstantial , as if at a quarter-turn from our reality.(13) Whether you think it's lovely but insubstantial , or lovely and great, will depend in large part on what you expect from greatness.(14) Readers may safely treat his latest intervention as being what it appears to be: hasty, heated, and insubstantial .(15) Before this time, uranium mining was insubstantial ; the only reason it was mined was to obtain radium for cancer treatment and fluorescent dials.(16) As one pack of financial cards falls after another, US capitalism will experience a cleansing of the most exposed and insubstantial parts of the financialised economy.
Related Words
(1) insubstantial ::
1. flimsy ::
2. weak ::
3. intangible ::
4. small ::
5. jejune ::
6. unsubstantial ::
1. sturdy ::
2. substantial ::
Different Forms
insubstantial, insubstantially
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