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1. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists.

Synonyms

  • volatile
  • material
  • portion
  • mixture
  • part
  • element
  • body substance
  • matter
  • component part
  • chemical element
  • phlogiston
  • living substance
  • atom
  • medium
  • chemistry
  • component
  • activator
  • fluid
  • constituent
  • protoplasm
  • essence
  • substrate

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • meaninglessness
  • insignificance
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • substance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • substantia (Latin)

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2. synthetic

adjective. ['sɪnˈθɛtɪk'] not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially.

Synonyms

  • artificial
  • semisynthetic
  • man-made

Antonyms

  • realistic
  • unreality
  • sincere
  • real

3. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.

Synonyms

  • core
  • centre
  • sum
  • hypostasis
  • nitty-gritty
  • center
  • bare bones
  • heart and soul
  • cognitive content
  • haecceity
  • pith
  • marrow
  • gist
  • meat
  • quiddity
  • nub
  • mental object
  • quintessence
  • kernel
  • content
  • inwardness
  • essence
  • heart

Antonyms

  • politeness
  • persuasion
  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • substance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • substantia (Latin)

4. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] the idea that is intended.

Synonyms

  • undertone
  • import
  • thought
  • idea
  • extension
  • meaning
  • reference
  • semantics
  • tenor
  • undercurrent
  • denotation
  • implication
  • strain
  • connotation

Antonyms

  • good humor
  • ill humor
  • civility
  • graciousness

Etymology

  • substance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • substantia (Latin)

5. synthetic

adjective. ['sɪnˈθɛtɪk'] not genuine or natural.

Synonyms

  • counterfeit

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • disintegrate

6. synthetic

adjective. ['sɪnˈθɛtɪk'] involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis.

Antonyms

  • simple

7. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] considerable capital (wealth or income).

Synonyms

  • wherewithal
  • pocketbook
  • means

Antonyms

  • meaningfulness
  • purposefulness
  • demotion
  • discouragement

Etymology

  • substance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • substantia (Latin)

8. synthetic

adjective. ['sɪnˈθɛtɪk'] of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts.

Synonyms

  • inductive
  • a posteriori
  • synthetical

Antonyms

  • analytic
  • a priori
  • deductive
  • good

9. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties.

Synonyms

  • pyrectic
  • ferment
  • metabolite
  • pyrogen
  • agent
  • propellent
  • inhibitor
  • carcinogen
  • lubricating substance
  • lubricator
  • antigen
  • poison
  • vehicle
  • fuel
  • matter
  • assay
  • philosopher's stone
  • inoculant
  • philosophers' stone
  • nutrient
  • chemical irritant
  • leaven
  • adulterant
  • lubricant
  • digestive
  • food
  • jelly
  • lube
  • toxicant
  • lysin
  • hydrocolloid
  • adulterator
  • elixir
  • denaturant
  • ligand
  • poisonous substance
  • allergen
  • fomentation
  • inoculum
  • propellant
  • leavening
  • humectant

Antonyms

  • significant
  • insignificant
  • acknowledged
  • unacknowledged

Etymology

  • substance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • substantia (Latin)

10. synthetic

adjective. ['sɪnˈθɛtɪk'] systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words.

Synonyms

  • polysynthetic

Antonyms

  • rough
  • smooth

Sentences with synthetic-substance


1. Noun Phrase
Methadone is a synthetic substance that, although different in chemical structure from morphine, produces the same effects in the body including pain relief and feelings of euphoria 1.

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