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1. Considerable in importance, value, degree, amount, or extent: made a substantial improvement; won by a substantial margin.
2. Solidly built; strong: substantial houses.
3. Ample; sustaining: a substantial breakfast.
4. Possessing wealth or property; well-to-do.
a. Of, relating to, or having substance; material.
b. True or real; not imaginary.
6. Achieving the goal of justice itself, not merely the procedure or form that is a means to justice: principles of substantial justice.

[Middle English substancial, from Old French substantiel, from Latin substantiālis, from substantia, substance; see substance.]

sub·stan′ti·al′i·ty (-shē-ăl′ĭ-tē), sub·stan′tial·ness (-shəl-nĭs) n.
sub·stan′tial·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.substantiality - the quality of being substantial or having substance
corporality, corporeality, physicalness, materiality - the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
insubstantiality - lacking substance or reality
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If you twist in that way you will make me pull the hair out of your head; and then I think you will cease to entertain doubts of my substantiality.
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This way of examining the human soul-beginning by considering pure spiritual substantiality and then considering whether it is possible that spiritual substance can relate to a body--reveals an intractable tension which Aquinas would have a difficult time resolving.
With such capabilities, safety, planning, and the power to quickly respond are substantiality bolstered; the application of such technology seems like a no-brainer.
Some scholars would judge the substantiality of a burden according to the centrality of a belief burdened.
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Mullaney is concerned with "historical consciousness, modes of remembering and forgetting, categories of historical trauma," but the elusive quarry he chases is absence: "the insistence of things that aren't there anymore, the substantiality of the virtual" (103).
Following the same line, they affirmed the substantiality of moving ahead as soon as possible on the protection of the environment recognizing the complex nature of environmental problems given the possible impact of trans-boundary projects.
to find itself the target of many similar accusations -- albeit ones with far more substantiality.
The third statutory factor for determining whether a use is fair directs courts to consider "the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole.
Using a contribution's substantiality as the basis for evaluating joint authorship claims--with respect to ideas but also with respect to expression--provides a benchmark which helps to ensure that the credit and financial compensation attached to joint authorship are reserved for the major contributors to a copyrighted work.
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