Pronunciation of Substantial
/səbstˈanʃə͡l/, /səbstˈanʃəl/, /s_ə_b_s_t_ˈa_n_ʃ_əl/
Antonyms for substantial:
half-pint, unsound, insignificant, little, worthless, useless, inconsiderable, insubstantial, miniature, small, formless, slight, fabulous, unsubstantial, trivial, ethereal, meaningless, unwholesome, inessential, soft, visionary, tiny, spiritual, fanciful, little bitty, unimportant, theoretical, minor.
Synonyms for substantial:
lavish, countless, enormously, liberal, astronomically, eye-watering, huge, unshakable, massed, abundantly, numberless, bounteous, tremendous, lighten up, staid, officious, plenteous, multitudinous, heavily, innumerable, large, substantially, inestimable, unprecedented, significantly, stolid, legion, incalculable, galore, extensive, plenitudinous, bulk, unnumbered, bewildering, goodish, myriad, profuse, massive, widely.
important, ample (adjective)
large, hefty, bulky, considerable, material, firm, weighty, momentous, sturdy, plentiful, consequential, stable, big, heavy, strong, serious, massive, significant, solid, tidy, generous, goodly, sound, sizable, abundant, meaningful.
material, real (adjective)
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Usage examples for substantial:
- He knew that savages are the most practical of mortals, and that it is entirely outside their code of ethics to go to a vast deal of trouble and risk without the prospect of adequate and substantial advantage to be gained thereby. - "The Triumph of Hilary Blachland", Bertram Mitford.
- And let's have it good and substantial, and yet have some pretty, fancy things too. - "Patty's Social Season", Carolyn Wells.
- It would have been necessary, in order to admit it, to regard duration as the very stuff of reality, and consequently to distinguish between the substantial duration of things and time spread out in space. - "Creative Evolution", Henri Bergson.