unsubstantiality


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un·sub·stan·tial

 (ŭn′səb-stăn′shəl)
adj.
1. Lacking material substance; insubstantial.
2. Lacking firmness or strength; flimsy.
3. Lacking basis in fact.

un′sub·stan′ti·al′i·ty (-shē-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
un′sub·stan′tial·ly adv.
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