What does unfounded mean?

Definitions for unfoundedʌnˈfaʊn dɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unfounded.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. unfounded(Adjective)

    Having no strong foundation; not based on solid reasons or facts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfounded(adj)

    not founded; not built or established

  2. Unfounded(adj)

    having no foundation; baseless; vain; idle; as, unfounded expectations

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfounded

    un-fown′ded, adj. not founded or established: having no foundation, baseless: (Milt.) without bottom, bottomless.—adv. Unfoun′dedly.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfounded in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfounded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise.

  2. Hamid Babaei:

    This is a baseless and unfounded allegation fabricated to tarnish the Iranian government image, particularly aimed at hampering current nuclear talks.

  3. Omar Estacio:

    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.

  4. Dara Murphy:

    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.

  5. Sarah Wilson:

    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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