Translation of unsubstantial in Spanish:

unsubstantial

sin cuerpo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌənsəbˈstæn(t)ʃəl//ʌnsəbˈstanʃ(ə)l/

adjective

formal

  • 1

    (flimsy)
    (fabric/garment) sin cuerpo
    (fabric/garment) ligero
    (fabric/garment) liviano
    (material/structure) endeble
    (material/structure) débil
    • I quite agree, except I chose to hide behind my facade of dyed hair and unnatural lashes while pretending to not understand and therefore was spared the embarrassment of giving my unsubstantial opinions.
    • This scenario was as unsubstantial as most of the claims made by campaign groups about the potential danger that anthrax could be easily used as a bio-weapon.
    • We throw around concepts, but often our thoughts are vague and unsubstantial.
    • I think she's like her husband in that she can absorb a lot of information and then come through with very glib unsubstantial notions that don't work.
    • In comparison, I seemed small and unsubstantial.
    • It is also refers to unsubstantial talk or writing.
    • Their sound has become insipid and unsubstantial.
    • Not only were the figures’ words vague but they were also unsubstantial, confusing and pointless.
    • A film director, according to this thinking, selects a ‘challenging’ work out of a box from which he or she might just as well choose something frothy and unsubstantial.
    • Cute, no doubt, but fairly unsubstantial, considering this small feature is the only content that directly relates to the film itself on the DVD.
    • Yet, it would be easy to dismiss this collection of poetic blues/folk for something totally unsubstantial.
    • Shaw was often criticized for writing plays full of unsubstantial, if witty, banter.
    • Absolutely and there was a not unsubstantial minority within the party that felt that this was nothing that the Greens should have accepted and should have agreed to, and they felt betrayed by their leadership.
    • Occassionally the formula slips into pure atmosphere and unsubstantial blur, but on the bulk of the tracks this is a slow-swinging, quietly edgy experiment from a multi-talented fusioneer.
    • It's a waste of calories in an unsubstantial meal.
    • Reality in this world seemed so strange, inconsistent and unsubstantial to him as he felt confusion welling inside him.
    • Public opinion has also been critical of the Annual Session and its unsubstantial agenda.
    • When I was in Bombay, I read the TOI and for me, what it gives is not news: I found the newspaper unsubstantial and slightly frivolous.
    • It would seem therefore with the new visa policy, Indonesia is likely to lose the majority of my annual spending; not a lot individually but I am sure there are many others in similar situations and the total loss will not be unsubstantial.
    • It is precisely this form of unsubstantial surface democracy of neoliberal politics that the author the original article attempts to point toward.
  • 2

    (not nourishing)
    (meal) poco sustancioso
    (meal) sin sustancia
  • 3

    (not well-founded)
    (argument/claim) insustancial
    (claim/argument) endeble
    (claim/argument) poco sólido