Example sentences for: insubstantial

How can you use “insubstantial” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 5. "These dwarfs may look insubstantial, but they are like cannonballs to a giant galaxy."

  • The note-sized sheets look insubstantial and girlie.

  • Having declared Wolf insubstantial and impotent, her detractors again reverse course, accusing Gore of relying too heavily on her for guidance and a definition of himself.

  • An exception might be poor families, where bequests are insubstantial.

  • An article explains why Clinton's much-ballyhooed race initiative is so insubstantial: The poll-driven president was too scared of voter backlash to risk endorsing affirmative action or criticizing police racism.


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