unfounded

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adjective un·found·ed \ˌən-ˈfau̇n-dəd\

Definition of unfounded

  1. :  lacking a sound basis :  groundless, unwarranted an unfounded accusation

Examples of unfounded in a Sentence

  1. the accusation proved to be unfounded

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First Known Use of unfounded

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UNFOUNDED Defined for English Language Learners

unfounded

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Definition of unfounded for English Language Learners

  • : not based on facts or proof


UNFOUNDED Defined for Kids

unfounded

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adjective un·found·ed \ˌən-ˈfau̇n-dəd\

Definition of unfounded for Students

  1. :  not based on facts or proof :  groundless unfounded suspicions



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