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Synonyms for insubstantially

not substantially


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Pickering did not expressly define the word citizen and after the decision it was not clear whether the First Amendment would apply only to public employees who speak about matters outside the workplace that are "tangentially and insubstantially" related to their jobs.
at 610 (considering whether identical methods utilizing different materials to produce the same yield were so insubstantially different as to justify the application of the doctrine of equivalents); Chiuminatta, 145 F.3d at 1309 (citing Valmont Indus., Inc.
There are riverside locales where 'the past gathers as thickly and as insubstantially as pollen'.
(59) One unit of the Publix chain, to take a particularly revealing example, featured a mural by artist John Garth that pushed the boundaries of the iconography of abundance by fore-grounding an insubstantially dressed woman as a symbol of the supermarket's bounty (Figure 1).
Patentees seeking to show that an alleged feature is insubstantially different from an amended claim (and thus infringing) must show that they "could not reasonably be expected to have drafted" a better claim.
(6) Childhood, moreover, had been radically redefined visually since the middle of the eighteenth century to imagine children as blank and innocent creatures whose bodies were usually represented as insubstantially as possible.
(22) The tracing was originally accompanied by a short prayer, "Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers," which in turn was replaced by "Lord, forgive what we have been, amend what we are, and direct what we shall be." This prayer is presented with explanatory text on a small, insubstantially framed piece of ordinary paper, to the right of the original shrine, and its appearance is both incomprehensively tacky in contrast to the glories of the Cathedral's grand interior and entirely out of place, looking as if it should say, "this exhibition closed for renovation." Indeed, the site looks as if it is under renovation, the base of the shrine with its marked and scarred marble as visible, in some ways, as its presence must have been.
concern only insubstantially and in a weak and attenuated sense"
In a case such as the present one, in which the fact of employment is only tangentially and insubstantially involved in the subject matter of the public communication made by a teacher, we conclude that it is necessary to regard the teacher as the member of the general public he seeks to be.
To satisfy the organizational test, the nonprofit's organizing documents must limit the purposes of the organization to one or more exempt purposes, and must not authorize the organization to engage more than insubstantially in any activities which are not in furtherance of their exempt purposes.
I'm not denying it was a great patriotic effort but didn't these players just do what they are not insubstantially paid to do - to win?
It is possible that, in the narrow category of major disasters, state choice-of-law principles and even substantive liability standards will vary insubstantially, making determinations of applicable law in consolidated proceedings less cumbersome than anticipated.
But it has reported insubstantially on progress in evaluating and using alternatives.
Grammar, for Cha, is insubstantially yet ineluctably coded as a way of expressing the layers of female subjectivity, a full blankness in which articulation is threatened or strangled, yet constitutive.