Examples of unsound in a Sentence
The roof is structurally unsound.
disgruntled relatives tried to prove that the woman was of unsound mind when she made her will
Recent Examples of unsound from the Web
Smith, 67, dismissed the idea that coal is unhealthy or environmentally unsound.
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First Known Use of unsound
UNSOUND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unsound for English Language Learners
: not based on truth or logic : not showing good judgment
: poorly built or in bad condition
UNSOUND Defined for Kids
Definition of unsound for Students
1 : not based on good reasoning or truth an unsound argument unsound advice
2 : not firmly made or placed an unsound building
3 : not healthy or in good condition unsound teeth
4 : being or having a mind that is not normal
Medical Definition of unsound
: not sound: asa: not healthy or whole an unsound limb an unsound horseb: not mentally normal : not wholly sane of unsound mindc: not fit to be eaten unsound food
Legal Definition of unsound
: not sound: as a : not healthy or whole b : not mentally normal : not wholly sane of unsound mind c : not firmly made, placed, or fixed d : not valid or true an unsound argument
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