groundless

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adjective ground·less \ˈgrau̇n(d)-ləs\

Definition of groundless

  1. :  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

1602

First Known Use of groundless

1602


GROUNDLESS Defined for English Language Learners

groundless

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adjective

Definition of groundless for English Language Learners

  • : not based on facts


GROUNDLESS Defined for Kids

groundless

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adjective ground·less \ˈgrau̇nd-ləs\

Definition of groundless for Students

  1. :  having no real reason groundless fears



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