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un·found·ed

 (ŭn-foun′dĭd)
adj.
Not based on fact or sound evidence; groundless: an unfounded allegation of wrongdoing. See Synonyms at baseless.

un·found′ed·ly adv.
un·found′ed·ness n.

unfounded

(ʌnˈfaʊndɪd)
adj
1. (of ideas, allegations, etc) baseless; groundless
2. not yet founded or established
unˈfoundedly adv
unˈfoundedness n

un•found•ed

(ʌnˈfaʊn dɪd)

adj.
1. not based on fact or reality; without foundation; groundless.
2. not established; not founded.
[1640–50]
un•found′ed•ly, adv.
un•found′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfounded - without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy"
unsupported - not sustained or maintained by nonmaterial aid; "unsupported accusations"

unfounded

unfounded

adjective
Having no basis or foundation in fact:
Translations
لا أساس له من الصِّحَّه
neopodstatněnýnepodložený
ubegrundet
perusteeton
tilefnislaus, staîlaus
nedibinātsnepamatots

unfounded

[ˈʌnˈfaʊndɪd] ADJinfundado, sin fundamento

unfounded

[ˌʌnˈfaʊndɪd] adj [rumours, allegations, fears] → sans fondement

unfounded

adjunbegründet, nicht fundiert; suspicion alsogrundlos; rumour also, allegationsaus der Luft gegriffen; to prove (to be) unfoundedsich als unbegründet or grundlos erweisen

unfounded

[ʌnˈfaʊndɪd] adjinfondato/a, senza fondamento

unfounded

(anˈfaundid) adjective
not based on facts or reality. The rumours are completely unfounded.
References in classic literature ?
Finding my apprehensions unfounded, however, and calmed by the deep silence that reigned as evening declined at nightfall, I took confidence.
To show you how mistaken you are, and what an unfounded assumption yours is, I will lay before you a certificate of Cly's burial, which I happened to have carried in my pocket-book," with a hurried hand he produced and opened it, "ever since.
Crackenthorp, too, while he admonished Silas that his money had probably been taken from him because he thought too much of it and never came to church, enforced the doctrine by a present of pigs' pettitoes, well calculated to dissipate unfounded prejudices against the clerical character.
This bold experiment upon the discernment of his countrymen has been hazarded by a writer who (whatever may be his real merit) has had no inconsiderable share in the applauses of his party[1]; and who, upon this false and unfounded suggestion, has built a series of observations equally false and unfounded.
You see," continued Miss Higginbotham, with a smile, "that this strange story is quite unfounded as to myself; and I believe I may affirm it to be equally so in regard to my dear uncle Higginbotham.
The gloom of her first anticipations was proved to have been unfounded.
That was an utterly unfounded charge sprung on the spur of the moment, but it silenced Dunnoo, who knew that Kim's clear yell could call up legions of bad bazar boys if need arose.
A mournful smile strayed across the features of the dying man as he insinuated that unfounded hope,--which, however, was not without its effect on Reuben.
She could not make a very long history, I think, of one such little article of unfounded news.
I mentioned to you before that my expectation of rough usage, in consequence of my German nationality, had proved completely unfounded.
So I reasoned with myself in the morning, and I tell you the direction of my suspicions, however much the result may have shown that they were unfounded.
The sweetness of the picture, and the relief of knowing that his fears of "trouble" with Zeena were unfounded, sent up his spirits with a rush, and he, who was usually so silent, whistled and sang aloud as he drove through the snowy fields.