Substantial and Unreal


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Substantial adjective – Having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary.
Usage example: "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare

Unreal is an antonym for substantial.
Nearby Words: substance, substantiate, substantially, substantiality, substantiation
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Unreal adjective – Not real and existing only in the imagination.
Usage example: the unreal world of TV sitcoms

Substantial is an antonym for unreal.
Nearby Words: unrealistic, unreality
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  • Game Mod Or the new superweapon, the Gravity Vortex, which creates a micro-black hole that sucks in and gibs everyone in a substantial radius for several seconds; it even ignores the godmode cheatnote it does so because it uses the crush death coding and crushing in the unreal engine 1 bypasses godmode.
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