Insubstantial - Crossword Clue

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  1. characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
  2. having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains"
  3. not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"
  4. open to or abounding in fresh air; "airy rooms"
  1. lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction"
  2. not convincing; "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile"
  3. a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
  4. lacking substance or significance;
  1. marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
  2. emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer"
  1. casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
  2. the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
  3. silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"
  4. (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder"
  5. public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light"
  6. intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy"
  7. (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; "light soil"
  8. mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?"
  9. having little importance; "losing his job was no light matter"
  10. (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light s
  1. an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
  2. weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"
  3. someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
  4. having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect"
  5. a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  6. a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds
  1. lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile"
  2. of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
  3. relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous; "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup"; "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil"
  4. very narrow; "a thin line across the page"
  5. without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"
  6. take off weight
  7. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
  8. make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution"
  9. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
  10. lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  11. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  12. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"
  13. lacking substance or signi
Clue Database Last Updated: 21/05/2018 9:00am

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