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Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
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  1. Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
  2. Not stout or heavy; slender.
  3. Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
Easily led astray; morally weak.
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  1. Easily led astray; morally weak.
  2. Easily broken, shattered, damaged, or destroyed; fragile; delicate
  3. Slender and delicate; not robust; weak
Lacking aptitude or skill:
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  1. Lacking aptitude or skill:
  2. (Gram.) Expressing variation in tense by the addition of an inflectional suffix rather than by internal change of a syllabic vowel; regular (Ex.: talk, talked, talked)
  3. Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
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  1. Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
  2. figuratively light, giving the effect of haze
  3. Thin, light, and transparent, like gauze; diaphanous
Thin and loosely woven; flimsy:
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  1. Thin and loosely woven; flimsy:
  2. Made of low-quality materials; cheap or shoddy.
  3. Flimsy or thin in texture or substance; lacking firmness
Considered or operating apart from anything else:
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  1. Considered or operating apart from anything else:
  2. Thin, fine, and translucent:
  3. Completely such, without qualification or exception:
Contemptible; mean; low
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  1. Contemptible; mean; low
  2. Being of poor quality or construction
  3. Made of any cheap, inferior material
(Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
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  1. (Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
  2. Lacking material substance; insubstantial.
  3. Lacking basis in fact.
Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal. Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal.
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  1. Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal. Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal.
  2. (Grammar) Lacking one or more of the inflected forms normal for a particular category of word, as the verb may in English.
  3. Marked by subnormal structure, function, intelligence, or behavior:
Open to question or doubt:
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  1. Open to question or doubt:
  2. Nervous; Anxious.
  3. Not firm, substantial, or secure; weak, unsound, or unsteady
Tending to wobble; unsteady.
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  1. Tending to wobble; unsteady.
  2. Inclined to wobble; shaky
Of an object: not strong or sturdy, as because of poor construction or upkeep; not safe or secure; giddy; shaky.
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  1. Of an object: not strong or sturdy, as because of poor construction or upkeep; not safe or secure; giddy; shaky.
  2. Liable to collapse or break down because weak or unsteady
  3. Weak in the joints; tottering
Lacking physical or emotional strength; delicate:
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  1. Lacking physical or emotional strength; delicate:
  2. Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
  3. Physically weak; frail; delicate
Consisting of or resembling a wisp; like a slender, flexible strand or bundle.
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  1. Consisting of or resembling a wisp; like a slender, flexible strand or bundle.
That will do for a while as a substitute
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  1. That will do for a while as a substitute
  2. Made to work or suffice; improvised; substituted.
Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
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  1. Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
Not strong or stable; shaky:
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  1. Not strong or stable; shaky:
  2. Weak in body or mind, especially from old age or disease.
  3. Not stable, firm, or sound; frail; shaky, as a structure
Having little intensity or strength; faint:
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  1. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
  2. Easily broken; frail
  3. Weak; not strong
Lacking vitality; feeble; infirm
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  1. Lacking vitality; feeble; infirm
  2. Lacking aptitude or skill:
  3. Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
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  1. Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
  2. Not adequate; not sufficient; not equal to what is required
  3. Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
(Slang) Inept, ineffectual, pathetic, etc.
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  1. (Slang) Inept, ineffectual, pathetic, etc.
  2. Disabled so that movement, especially walking, is difficult or impossible:
  3. (Informal) Weak, unconvincing, inadequate, etc.
  1. Idle or frivolous
  2. Frivolous or foolish:
  3. Of little worth or importance.
Not suitable to the purpose; unfit
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  1. Not suitable to the purpose; unfit
  2. Lacking or showing a lack of skill or competence; bungling or clumsy:
  3. Showing a lack of judgment, sense, or reason; inappropriate or foolish:
Concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; shallow:
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  1. Concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; shallow:
  2. Not extensive or important; minor or insignificant:
  3. Concerned with and understanding only the easily apparent and obvious; not profound; shallow
Lacking sense or substance:
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  1. Lacking sense or substance:
Not plausible; not credible
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  1. Not plausible; not credible
  2. Not plausible; unlikely; dubious.
  3. Difficult to believe; not plausible.
Poorly conceived or planned:
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  1. Poorly conceived or planned:
  2. Not properly conceived or thought out; poorly planned
(Archaic) Belonging to childhood; juvenile.
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  1. (Archaic) Belonging to childhood; juvenile.
  2. Silly or trivial, esp. in a childish way or as a result of immaturity
  3. Immature, especially in being silly or trivial; childish.
Containing a fallacy; erroneous
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  1. Containing a fallacy; erroneous
  2. Deceptive or misleading.
  3. Characterized by fallacy; false or mistaken.
Resembling but not accurately or properly designated as such:
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  1. Resembling but not accurately or properly designated as such:
  2. Not genuine or real:
  3. Contrary to fact or truth:
Not defended or not able to be defended.
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  1. Not defended or not able to be defended.
(Obs.) Contemptuous
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  1. (Obs.) Contemptuous
  2. Deserving of contempt or scorn; worthless; despicable
  1. Aspiring, or seeking advancement.
  2. Expressing a wish or longing for something.
  3. Having or showing a wish; desirous; longing
Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
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  1. Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
Requiring careful or tactful treatment:
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  1. Requiring careful or tactful treatment:
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
Easily broken; frail
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  1. Easily broken; frail
  2. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
  3. Weak; not strong
Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
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  1. Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
  2. Lacking physical or emotional strength; delicate:
  3. Physically weak; frail; delicate
Easily led astray; morally weak.
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  1. Easily led astray; morally weak.
  2. Easily broken, shattered, damaged, or destroyed; fragile; delicate
  3. Slender and delicate; not robust; weak
Weak in body or mind, especially from old age or disease.
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  1. Weak in body or mind, especially from old age or disease.
  2. Not strong or stable; shaky:
  3. Not stable, firm, or sound; frail; shaky, as a structure
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  1. Lacking substance; not real or strong.
  2. Not firm or solid; weak or flimsy:
  3. Not solid or firm; weak or flimsy
(Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
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  1. (Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
  2. Of inferior size, strength, or significance; weak:
Not true or logically valid; fallacious:
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  1. Not true or logically valid; fallacious:
  2. Not safe, firm, or solid; insecure
  3. Not dependably strong or solid.
(Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
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  1. (Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
  2. Lacking material substance; insubstantial.
  3. Not solid or heavy; flimsy; light
Lacking vitality; feeble; infirm
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  1. Lacking vitality; feeble; infirm
  2. Lacking aptitude or skill:
  3. Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
Weak; not strong
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  1. Weak; not strong
  2. Lacking bodily strength; weak:
  3. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
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  1. Lacking substance; not real or strong.
  2. Not solid or firm; weak or flimsy
  3. Not firm or solid; weak or flimsy:
Not substantial; slight; flimsy
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  1. Not substantial; slight; flimsy
  2. Weak or insubstantial; flimsy:
  3. Precarious or insecure:
(Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
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  1. (Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
  2. Lacking material substance; insubstantial.
  3. Lacking basis in fact.
Not plausible; not credible
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  1. Not plausible; not credible
  2. Not plausible; unlikely; dubious.
  3. Difficult to believe; not plausible.
Unlikely to take place or be true.
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  1. Unlikely to take place or be true.
  2. Not probable; not likely to happen or be true; unlikely
  3. Not likely to happen.
So unlikely or surprising as to have been thought impossible; unbelievable:
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  1. So unlikely or surprising as to have been thought impossible; unbelievable:
  2. That cannot be conceived; that cannot be thought of, understood, imagined, or believed
  3. Impossible to comprehend or grasp fully:
So implausible as to elicit disbelief; unbelievable:
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  1. So implausible as to elicit disbelief; unbelievable:
  2. Seeming too unusual or improbable to be possible
  3. Astonishing, extraordinary, or extreme:
Open to question or doubt:
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  1. Open to question or doubt:
  2. (Of wood) Full of shakes or cracks; cracked.
  3. Not firm, substantial, or secure; weak, unsound, or unsteady
Lacking resonance or fullness; tinny:
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  1. Lacking resonance or fullness; tinny:
  2. Sparsely supplied or provided; scanty:
  3. Watery:
Incredible; so surprising it is almost unable to believe.
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  1. Incredible; so surprising it is almost unable to believe.
  2. Implausible or improbable.
  3. Not to be believed; incredible:
Lacking basis in fact.
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  1. Lacking basis in fact.
  2. (Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
  3. Not solid or heavy; flimsy; light
(Gram.) Expressing variation in tense by the addition of an inflectional suffix rather than by internal change of a syllabic vowel; regular (Ex.: talk, talked, talked)
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  1. (Gram.) Expressing variation in tense by the addition of an inflectional suffix rather than by internal change of a syllabic vowel; regular (Ex.: talk, talked, talked)
  2. Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
  3. (Photog.) thin
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