insubstantially insubstantially

Definition(s):

  • (adv) not substantially; lacking substantial expression or fullness

Usage(s):

  1. Galileo, who ought to be the radiant center of this dramatic universe, is so insubstantially summoned up by Topol that he is outshone and outdone by the secondary heavenly bodies.
  2. Galileo, who ought to be the radiant center of this dramatic universe, is so insubstantially summoned up by Topol that he is outshone and outdone by the secondary heavenly bodies.
  3. But the houselights have lit, the lovers have part ed as insubstantially as they loved, and the viewer gets up to leave.
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