Insubstantial and Unreal


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Insubstantial adjective – Lacking material form or substance; unreal.
Usage example: an insubstantial mirage on the horizon

Unreal is a synonym for insubstantial in imaginary topic. In some cases you can use "Unreal" instead an adjective "Insubstantial", when it comes to topics like weak. popular alternative
Synonyms for Insubstantial


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Unreal adjective – Lacking material form or substance; unreal.
Insubstantial is a synonym for unreal in fake topic. You can use "Insubstantial" instead an adjective "Unreal". popular alternative
Nearby Words: unrealistic, unreality
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  • Made of Plasticine Lewis's novel about the afterlife, The Great Divorce, shows that our world is like a shadow cast by a higher reality — in other words, by Heaven — and that unprepared souls escaping from Hell find Heaven a hostile environment, because they are so insubstantial and unreal by comparison.
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