well-ground·​ed ˈwel-ˈgrau̇n-dəd How to pronounce well-grounded (audio)
: having a firm foundation
well-grounded in Latin and Greek

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of well-grounded was in the 15th century

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“Well-grounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-grounded. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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