His aspect was as insubstantial as fog, dreams, or an expelled breath, and in this he resembled billions of human beings.
After a brief market rally on Monday, confidence was snuffed out as traders reckoned the support was insubstantial.
insubstantial novelty has more to do with decadence than any form of innovation.
insubstantial payment this, but evidently sufficient in the Captain's eyes, as his conduct proved.
There were things, vague and insubstantial, which he could not understand.
Here we may fashion pictures and weave around them gossamer draperies as insubstantial as this golden twilight.
She married the Marquis of Vaccarone, a babbling Neapolitan, insubstantial and light.
They are spurious and insubstantial departures, and do not properly come within the purview of the stricter theory.
Beyond was the renowned staircase, which, rising with insubstantial grace, lost itself in silvery altitude like the way to heaven.
From it rose the towers and high-peaked roofs of the city, insubstantial as a dream.