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unsubstantiality

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being unsubstantial, in any sense.
  • noun An unsubstantial or illusive thing.

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Examples

  • Still, when I looked more intently, I was unable to say that it was really mist; for it appeared to blend with the plain, giving it a peculiar unrealness, and conveying to the senses the idea of unsubstantiality.

    The House on the Borderland

  • And the pervasive unsubstantiality creates an underlying aura of anxiety - the feeling that all of it can and will be leveled and scattered in some approaching cataclysm ...

    America Has Left the Building: An Open Missive of Anger and Hope

  • They will have flung great arches and domes of glass above the wider spaces of the town, the slender beauty of the perfect metal-work far overhead will be softened to a fairy-like unsubstantiality by the mild London air.

    A Modern Utopia

  • Phillips Oppenheim118 and a whole generation of writers and its very mention invokes a feeling of unreality and unsubstantiality.

    A Life in Letters

  • Phillips Oppenheim118 and a whole generation of writers and its very mention invokes a feeling of unreality and unsubstantiality.

    A Life in Letters

  • In the midst of his schemes for the baffling of the jealous love of the woman who was to save him, and the getting to England, in shipwrecked and foreign guise, as the long – lost heir to the fortune of Sir Richard Devine, there arose ghastly and awesome shapes of death and horror, with whose terrible unsubstantiality he must grapple in the lonely recesses of that dismal cavern.

    For the term of his natural life

  • For all its unsubstantiality, the air seemed as alive as the earth seemed dead.

    Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates

  • For all its unsubstantiality, the air seemed as alive as the earth seemed dead.

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

  • The former discussed what he called “the unsubstantiality of aesthetics” in the Preface to his Life and Letters.

    IMPRESSIONISM IN ART

  • So, the Hermetic Teachings do not preach the unsubstantiality of the

    The Kybalion A Study of The Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece

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