Antonyms for substance
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term substance.
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the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
"DNA is the substance of our genes"
kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-grittynoun
the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
"the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, marrow, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle
the idea that is intended
"What is the meaning of this proverb?"
means, nitty-gritty, meat, import, core, inwardness, sum, subject matter, center, gist, heart and soul, content, nub, signification, centre, kernel, meaning, essence, message, heart, significance, marrow, pith
material of a particular kind or constitution
"the immune response recognizes invading substances"
considerable capital (wealth or income)
"he is a man of means"
message, content, subject matter, substancenoun
what a communication that is about something is about
message, content, meat, means, core, inwardness, subject, sum, subject matter, cognitive content, heart and soul, marrow, nub, center, depicted object, centre, kernel, meaning, essence, contentedness, heart, mental object, nitty-gritty, capacity, pith, gist
a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
"shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
How to use substance in a sentence?
Anything that name ends with XIN is likely to contain TOXIN-a harmful substance for anybody.
The key lessons of Singapore are that President Trump sees tremendous value in the imagery of diplomacy and wants to be seen as a bold leader, even if the substance of the diplomacy is far behind the pageantry.
The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual -- when it begins to ignore the passions, the motions -- it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance.
I believe the [toxicology] reports will show that he had ingested a large amount of PCP, cocaine, and another substance.
Some 22 million people across the country suffer from substance abuse disorders, resulting in 50,000 overdose death rates each year, this is right up there on that same level as terrorism and homeland security concerns in our country. That doesn’t even count the number of people getting Hepatitis B and C and HIV.
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