Insubstantial - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 28/02/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Insubstantial.

AIRY
  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"
FLIMSY
  1. not convincing; "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile"
  2. lacking substance or significance;
  3. lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction"
  4. a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
FROTHY
  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"
LIGHT
  1. very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "light summer dresses"
  2. mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?"
  3. begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
  4. easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned; "a light diet"
  5. weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep"
  6. a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"
  7. alight from (a horse)
  8. of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"
  9. a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light a
LIGHTWEIGHT
  1. weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"
  2. having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect"
  3. a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  4. a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds
  5. an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
  6. someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
MEAGRE
  1. Thin
  2. deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare"
THIN
  1. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
  2. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  3. take off weight
  4. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"
  5. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
  6. lacking substance or significance;
  7. make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution"
  8. lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile"
  9. lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  10. 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"
  11. 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"
  12. without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"
  13. very narrow; "a thin line across th
TUSSLE
  1. disorderly fighting
  2. make messy or untidy; "the child mussed up my hair"
  3. fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters; "the drunken men started to scuffle"

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