substantial etymology

English word substantial comes from Old French substantiel

Detailed word origin of substantial

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
substantiel Old French (fro)
substantial English (eng) Ample or full.. Corporeal; material; firm.. Having a substance; actually existing.. Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm.. Large in size, quantity, or value; vast.. Most important; essential.. Not imaginary; real; actual; true; veritable.. Significantly great.. Possessed of goods or an estate; moderately wealthy; responsible. Anything having substance; an essential part.

Words with the same origin as substantial

Descendants of substantiel
consubstantial insubstantial substantiality substantially substantialness