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unfounded

Syllabification: un·found·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈfoundəd
 
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Definition of unfounded in English:

adjective

Having no foundation or basis in fact: her persistent fear that she had cancer was unfounded
More example sentences
  • From there on rational thought was lost in a fug of unfounded speculation.
  • It's my own duty to expose Caz for the flimsy lies and unfounded insults she slaps up here on a weekly basis.
  • Mr Grant's letter was far from accurate, in fact the statements he made would appear to be unfounded.
Synonyms
groundless, baseless, unsubstantiated, unproven, unsupported, uncorroborated, unconfirmed, unverified, unattested, unjustified, without basis, without foundation;
specious, speculative, conjectural, idle;
false, untrue

Derivatives

unfoundedly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • The most effective and educated way to encourage acceptance of one way of life is hardly to unfoundedly denounce others.
  • Yet Virginia Beach policy, which O'Reilly unfoundedly blames for the death of the two girls, is in complete accordance with the Virginia state code.
  • Your article, unfoundedly, paints a very gloomy picture of what is, in fact, a great opportunity for Canadian investment.

unfoundedness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • This lack of unfoundedness, especially for the audience, is what makes the film so disturbing.
  • But nonetheless, he would wind up pointing out to them the unfoundedness of some of their most fundamental assumptions.
  • This proposition has only to be stated clearly for its unfoundedness to be clear.

Words that rhyme with unfounded

unbounded, ungrounded

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