baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded, unwarranted, wild(adj)
without a basis in reason or fact
"baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy"
Having no strong foundation; not based on solid reasons or facts.
not founded; not built or established
having no foundation; baseless; vain; idle; as, unfounded expectations
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-fown′ded, adj. not founded or established: having no foundation, baseless: (Milt.) without bottom, bottomless.—adv. Unfoun′dedly.
The numerical value of unfounded in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of unfounded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise.
This is a baseless and unfounded allegation fabricated to tarnish the Iranian government image, particularly aimed at hampering current nuclear talks.
We are going to appeal the judge's decision, the charges are totally unfounded, and this doesn't even take into account that he was detained without an arrest order from any authority being presented.
While other member states, given we compete for inward investment, may be jealous of the success that Ireland has had, I think to hitch the wagon to our regulatory system is inaccurate, unfounded and ill-judged.
These people are putting their lives at risk and instead of being appreciated many of them are facing unfounded stigma on their return, they should be lauded when they come back home… not discouraged from volunteering.
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Translations for unfounded
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- неоснователен, необоснованBulgarian
- infundatCatalan, Valencian
- unbegründet, grundlosGerman
- dénué de fondement, infondé, non fondé, sans fondementFrench
- alaptalan, megalapozatlanHungarian
- беспочвенный, необоснованный, безосновательныйRussian
- ogrundad, grundlös, obefogadSwedish
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