Insubstantial and Sturdy


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Insubstantial adjective – Being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance.
Usage example: an insubstantial carton that could not possibly stand up during long-distance shipping

Sturdy is an antonym for insubstantial.
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Sturdy adjective – Able to withstand hardship, strain, or exposure.
Insubstantial is an antonym for sturdy.
Nearby Word: sturdily
Antonyms for Sturdy
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material insubstantial material sturdy material
creatures insubstantial creatures sturdy creatures
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