well-founded

adjective
well-found·​ed | \ ˈwel-ˈfau̇n-dəd How to pronounce well-founded (audio) \

Definition of well-founded

: based on excellent reasoning, information, judgment, or grounds

First Known Use of well-founded

1608, in the meaning defined above

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“Well-founded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-founded. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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well-founded

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English Language Learners Definition of well-founded

: based on good reasoning, information, or judgment

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