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Synonyms for flimsy

Synonyms for flimsy

Synonyms for flimsy

a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies

lacking solidity or strength

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not convincing

lacking substance or significance

References in periodicals archive ?
Against Expression, on the other hand, provides much flimsier historical frames for conceptual writing.
It's a much flimsier lock compared to the fortified shields of the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times.
When she encounters them the next day, they are flimsier, walking "unsteadily as if drunk.
But there is no firm evidence yet that the flimsier bridges actually work, and data is still being gathered.
Divergent is no Hunger Games; it's much flimsier and less nuanced.
Perhaps the flimsier wire would keep him from climbing.
The women of Battle Cry, are, if possible, even flimsier creations than the men: the teen-age sweetheart, the warm-hearted "good girl" prostitute, the adulterous Navy wife, and the lonely, loving war widow.
But Goldberg's reporting also reveals that the case for attacking Iran--especially for America to attack so Israel won't--is even flimsier than the case Goldberg helped make for invading Iraq in 2002, in a New Yorker article alleging that "the relationship between Saddam's regime and Al Qaeda is far closer than previously thought.
They huffed and puffed in the group, lumbered past mighty Slovakia, and beat Brazil with the simple tactic of lobbing it into the box, as the Samba Kings' much-trumpeted defence proved flimsier than a Copacabana thong.
The appellate panel found that the process for sorting prisoners at Bagram was even flimsier than the one at Guantanamo, which the Supreme Court said was inadequate.
The outfits -- both see- through dresses and tunics -- inspired the pert models to parade in flimsy Gstrings and flimsier bustiers.
In view of Wilson's flimsy evidence and flimsier methodology, it really is more than a little strange.
Beckmann argues that English has a much flimsier system of such consistency-checks than other languages (almost no case endings compared to Latin or Russian, no gender for nouns, few verb-endings corresponding to the subject, etc.
Like allophones, francophones who immigrate beyond the Belt are evidently more bent on bettering their lot by shifting to English than on bolstering the foundering demographics of the flimsier French-speaking minorities.