Definition of groundless
: having no ground or foundation groundless fears
Examples of groundless in a Sentence
please stop making groundless accusations against people you happen to dislike
fears of a strike proved groundless
Recent Examples of groundless from the Web
This commission is a futile attempt to justify the President’s groundless claims that millions of people voted illegally.
A look at some statements by Trump and his aides on his fired FBI director's testimony and matters overshadowed by that drama: -The Associated Press Trump's claim that he was cleared of wrongdoing by Comey's testimony is groundless.
Trump’s claim of vindication from Comey’s testimony is groundless.
Seoul's Defense Ministry calls such worries groundless.
South Korea’s Defense Ministry says such worries are groundless and no such issues have been reported at THAAD sites in other countries.
Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys’ star running back, presently is under investigation by the league over an assault allegation, one that is, according to Jones, groundless.
Just because a judge ruled that the lawsuit was groundless doesn’t mean that the concept of having animals taken as prisoners to perform tricks is right.
Mr. Giuliani, a vice chairman of Mr. Trump’s transition team who is believed to be under consideration for various posts in the Trump administration, including attorney general, said fears of a conflict of interest were groundless.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'groundless.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of groundless
GROUNDLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of groundless for English Language Learners
: not based on facts
GROUNDLESS Defined for Kids
Definition of groundless for Students
: having no real reason groundless fears
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up groundless? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).