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Unfounded definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

UNFOUND'ED, a.
1. Not founded; not built or established.
2. Having no foundation; vain; idle; as unfounded expectations.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy" [syn: baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded, unwarranted, wild]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1648 lacking a sound basis ; groundless, unwarranted <an unfounded accusation>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. having no foundation (unfounded hopes; unfounded rumour). Derivatives: unfoundedly adv. unfoundedness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Unfounded Un*found"ed, a. 1. Not founded; not built or established. --Milton. 2. Having no foundation; baseless; vain; idle; as, unfounded expectations. --Paley.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you describe a rumour, belief, or feeling as unfounded, you mean that it is wrong and is not based on facts or evidence. There were unfounded rumours of alcohol abuse... The allegations were totally unfounded... = groundless ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Unestablished, unbuilt. 2. Baseless, idle, vain, groundless, false, ungrounded, unsubstantial.

Moby Thesaurus

Barmecidal, Barmecide, airy, apparent, apparitional, autistic, baseless, bottomless, chimeric, contrary to fact, deceptive, delusional, delusionary, delusive, delusory, dereistic, dishonest, dreamlike, dreamy, empty, erroneous, fallacious, false, fantastic, garbled, gratuitous, groundless, idle, ill-founded, illusional, illusionary, illusive, illusory, imaginary, in error, inauthentic, inconclusive, indecisive, mendacious, miscited, misleading, misquoted, misreported, misstated, not following, not proved, not true, ostensible, phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantom, seeming, self-deceptive, self-deluding, specious, spectral, spurious, supposititious, truthless, unactual, unascertained, unattested, unauthentic, unauthenticated, unauthoritative, unbased, uncalled-for, uncertified, unconfirmed, uncorroborated, undemonstrated, undetermined, unestablished, unfixed, ungrounded, unjustifiable, unjustified, unproved, unproven, unreal, unreliable, unsettled, unshown, unsound, unsubstantial, unsubstantiated, unsupportable, unsupported, unsupported by evidence, unsustainable, unsustained, untenable, untested, untried, untrue, untruthful, unvalidated, unverified, unwarranted, vain, visionary, without basis, without foundation, without grounds




 


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