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. 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
  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. designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight; "light aircraft"; "a light truck"
  2. to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
  3. 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"
  4. a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow God's light"
  5. psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart"
  6. fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"
  7. The lungs of sheep, pigs etc
  8. not great in degree or quantity or number; "a light sentence"; "a light accent"; "casualties were light"; "light snow was falling"; "light misty rain"; "light smoke from the chimney"
  9. any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turn
  1. a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  2. a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds
  3. an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
  4. someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
  5. weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"
  6. having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect"
  1. lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  2. lacking substance or significance;
  3. lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile"
  4. 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"
  5. 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"
  6. very narrow; "a thin line across the page"
  7. without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"
  8. take off weight
  9. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
  10. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
  11. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  12. make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution"
  13. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeb
  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"
Clue Database Last Updated: 17/12/2018 9:00am

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