Example sentences for: insubstantial

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

  • 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.

  • It discusses why the Government's asserted interest in "preventing [public radio] stations from becoming a privileged outlet for the political and ideological opinions of station owners and managers," 468 U. S., at 396 (internal quotation marks omitted), was insubstantial and thus could not justify the statute's restriction on editorializing.

  • The note-sized sheets look insubstantial and girlie.

  • Applesauce (an American variant is apple sass ), which has come to designate a `camouflage of flattery,' is excessively sweet, mushy, pulpy and insubstantial, and thrifty boarding houses serve an abundance of the stuff to divert awareness from the scarcity of more nourishing fare.

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


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