groundless

adjective ground·less \ ˈgrau̇n(d)-ləs \
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of groundless

: having no ground or foundation
  • groundless fears

groundlessly

adverb

groundlessness

noun

Examples of groundless in a Sentence

  1. please stop making groundless accusations against people you happen to dislike

  2. fears of a strike proved groundless

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First Known Use of groundless

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GROUNDLESS Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of groundless for English Language Learners

  • : not based on facts


GROUNDLESS Defined for Kids

groundless

adjective ground·less \ ˈgrau̇nd-ləs \

Definition of groundless for Students

: having no real reason
  • groundless fears


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