Definitions

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  • adj. Not solid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not solid.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ solid

Examples

  • The depth of what may perhaps be termed the unsolid soil, is hitherto unknown, though various attempts have been made to ascertain it.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 17, No. 479, March 5, 1831

  • “They are too slight and unsolid pledges, my lord,” said the Queen; “add at least a handful of thistle-down to give them weight in the balance.”

    The Abbot

  • By this idea of solidity is the extension of body distinguished from the extension of space: — the extension of body being nothing but the cohesion or continuity of solid, separable, movable parts; and the extension of space, the continuity of unsolid, inseparable, and immovable parts.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • By this idea of solidity is the extension of body distinguished from the extension of space: - the extension of body being nothing but the cohesion or continuity of solid, separable, movable parts; and the extension of space, the continuity of unsolid, inseparable, and immovable parts.

    God, Aids & Circumcision

  • He did not, however, neglect to leave certain matters to future consideration, which had necessitated further visits, so that the little back room had become quite accustomed to his spare, not unsolid, but unobtrusive figure, and his pale, chinny face with clipped moustache and dark hair not yet grizzling at the sides.

    In Chancery

  • When you started your baby on solids, did you stop and think about how unsolid those foods were?

    Be Prepared

  • And his outline was very wavery and unsolid, so that Garrison thought perhaps he gazed upon a ghost.

    Psychosphere

  • Whatever faults are in the work of the master himself, he is never, up to the last, guilty of any feebleness or insipidity, such, for instance, as in the painting of this unsolid figure.

    Luca Signorelli

  • My friend, for some mysterious reason, was left untouched, but the regiments that should have quartered on him joined those that were banqueting on my too unsolid flesh.

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885

  • Even a house erected within the reach of these sudden inundations, and especially if founded on sand, or any unsolid basis, would not stand before them.

    Barnes New Testament Notes

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