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Lasting for a markedly brief time:
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  1. Lasting for a markedly brief time:
  2. Lasting only one day
  3. Having a short lifespan or a short annual period of aboveground growth. Used especially of plants.
Producing, based on, or having the nature of, illusion; deceptive; unreal
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  1. Producing, based on, or having the nature of, illusion; deceptive; unreal
  2. Produced by, based on, or having the nature of an illusion; deceptive:
  3. Resulting from an illusion; deceptive, imaginary, unreal
Incapable of being perceived by the senses.
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  1. Incapable of being perceived by the senses.
  2. Incapable of being realized or defined.
  3. Designating or of any of certain business assets, esp. goodwill, that have no material being but have monetary value
Narrow-minded or ungenerous, especially in trifling matters:
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  1. Narrow-minded or ungenerous, especially in trifling matters:
  2. Of small importance; trivial:
  3. Insignificant, trifling, or inconsiderable.
Small in size, degree, or amount:
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  1. Small in size, degree, or amount:
  2. Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
  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. Not strong or substantial; slight:
Precarious or insecure:
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  1. Precarious or insecure:
  2. Weak or insubstantial; flimsy:
  3. Not substantial; slight; flimsy
Without a body; having no material substance; incorporeal
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  1. Without a body; having no material substance; incorporeal
Having no material body or form:
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  1. Having no material body or form:
Of no importance or relevance; inconsequential or irrelevant.
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  1. Of no importance or relevance; inconsequential or irrelevant.
  2. Having no material body or form.
  3. Not consisting of matter; incorporeal; spiritual
(Law) Without physical existence in itself but belonging as a right to a material thing or property
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  1. (Law) Without physical existence in itself but belonging as a right to a material thing or property
  2. Not consisting of matter; without material body or substance
  3. Having no material form or physical substance.
Of or relating to the poetry of a group of 17th-century English poets whose verse is characterized by an intellectually challenging style and extended metaphors comparing very dissimilar things.
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  1. Of or relating to the poetry of a group of 17th-century English poets whose verse is characterized by an intellectually challenging style and extended metaphors comparing very dissimilar things.
  2. Beyond the physical or material; incorporeal, supernatural, or transcendental
  3. Of, connected with, or having the nature of, metaphysics
Not physical; not using kinetic energy
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  1. Not physical; not using kinetic energy
  2. Not having physical form; insubstantial
Of or belonging to a religion; sacred:
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  1. Of or belonging to a religion; sacred:
  2. Of, relating to, consisting of, or having the nature of spirit; not material; supernatural:
  3. Of, concerned with, or affecting the soul:
Being disembodied.
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  1. Being disembodied.
  2. Having no body or form; incorporeal, disembodied, formless, etc.
(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.
Weak; not strong
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  1. Weak; not strong
  2. Lacking bodily strength; weak:
  3. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.
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  1. Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.
  2. Thin and easily broken or damaged; poorly made and fragile; frail
  3. Lacking plausibility; unconvincing:
Not substantial; slight; flimsy
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  1. Not substantial; slight; flimsy
  2. Precarious or insecure:
  3. Weak or insubstantial; flimsy:
(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.
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
Light, thin, and insubstantial:
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  1. Light, thin, and insubstantial:
  2. Thin and easily broken or damaged; poorly made and fragile; frail
  3. Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.
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
(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:
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