adjective un·ground·ed \ˌən-ˈgrau̇n-dəd\

Definition of ungrounded

  1. 1a :  lacking a sound basis for belief, action, or argument :  not provided with a reason or justification Ungrounded in fact, such conjecture gives the reader no insight into the life of the subject … — Michiko Kakutani :  groundless an ungrounded accusationb :  lacking basic information :  uninstructed They are not wrongheaded … so much as hazily over-optimistic, ungrounded in what Europe really is, and governed by wishful thinking. — Nicholas Fraser

  2. 2 :  not connected electrically with the ground an ungrounded outlet

14th Century

First Known Use of ungrounded

14th century

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to criticize severely

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