minute, clarified, pure, fragile, frail, feeble, subtile, smooth, strong, beautiful, weak, comminuted, exquisite, light, delicate, flimsy, elegant, refined, unconvincing, clear, sensitive, dainty, splendid, gauzy, slight, little, nice, handsome, insubstantial, keen, sparse, excellent, sharp, svelte, small, polished
narrow (part of speech: adjective)
wispy (part of speech: adjective)
unsubstantial (part of speech: adjective)
impalpable, null, spectral, empty, intangible, weightless, unreal, ethereal, chimerical, phantasmal, vacuous, illusory, inessential, apparitional, immaterial, unsubstantial, unconcrete, vacant, nonexistence, insignificance
- Something began to glimmer in my mind- the vaguest, most tenuous shadow of an idea; a tantalizing, hide- and- seek phantom of a thought. - "A Woman Named Smith", Marie Conway Oemler.
- I feel a lassitude, a debility and abandonment of the will so great- I am so ready to weep for tenderness when I see a little flower, when I contemplate the ray, mysterious, tenuous, and swift, of a remote star- that it almost makes me afraid. - "Pepita Ximenez", Juan Valera.
- And it had almost no tail; it was only a gigantic, tenuous ghost, with a core of stone and magnetic iron fragments. - "Comet's Burial", Raymond Zinke Gallun.