Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun flimsy

1 sense of flimsy

Sense 1
onionskin, flimsy -- (a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies)
       => typewriter paper, typing paper -- (writing paper suitable for use in a typewriter)

Antonyms of adj flimsy

3 senses of flimsy

Sense 1
flimsy -- (lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction")

INDIRECT (VIA weak) -> strong -- (having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man")

Sense 2
unconvincing (vs. convincing), flimsy -- (not convincing; "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile")


Sense 3
flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin -- (lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame")

INDIRECT (VIA insignificant) -> significant, important -- (important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant")

Similarity of adj flimsy

3 senses of flimsy

Sense 1
flimsy -- (lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction")
       => weak (vs. strong) -- (wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar")

Sense 2
unconvincing (vs. convincing), flimsy -- (not convincing; "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile")
       => unpersuasive -- (not capable of persuading)
          Also See-> incredible#1, unbelievable#1

Sense 3
flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin -- (lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame")
       => insignificant (vs. significant), unimportant -- (devoid of importance, meaning, or force)

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