unsupported

adjective un·sup·port·ed \ ˌən-sə-ˈpȯr-təd \
|Updated on: 11 Jul 2018

Definition of unsupported

: not supported: such as
a : not verified or substantiated
  • an unsupported accusation
  • an opinion unsupported by evidence
b : lacking or appearing to lack structural support
  • unsupported panels

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First Known Use of unsupported

15th century

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UNSUPPORTED Defined for Kids

unsupported

adjective un·sup·port·ed \ ˌən-sə-ˈpȯr-təd \

Definition of unsupported for Students

1 : not proved
  • unsupported claims
2 : not held up
  • The roof is unsupported in places.

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