unsoundness


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un·sound

 (ŭn-sound′)
adj. un·sound·er, un·sound·est
1. Not dependably strong or solid.
2. Not physically or mentally healthy.
3. Not true or logically valid; fallacious: an unsound conclusion.

un·sound′ly adv.
un·sound′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unsoundness - a condition of damage or decayunsoundness - a condition of damage or decay  
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
disrepair - in need of repairs
decay - an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying; "the corpse was in an advanced state of decay"; "the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair"
soundness - a state or condition free from damage or decay
2.unsoundness - a misconception that is fallacious and not true or valid; "the unsoundness of his conclusion was obvious"
misconception - an incorrect conception
3.unsoundness - not mentally or physically healthy; "no one can be a poet without a certain unsoundness of mind"
bad, badness - that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; "take the bad with the good"
firmness, soundness - the muscle tone of healthy tissue; "his muscular firmness"
wiseness, soundness, wisdom - the quality of being prudent and sensible

unsoundness

noun
Translations

unsoundness

[ˈʌnˈsaʊndnɪs] Nlo defectuoso; [of argument] → falta f de solidez

unsoundness

n
(of heart etc)Krankheit f; (of health)Angegriffenheit f; (of timber)Morschheit f; (of construction, design)unsolide Bauweise; (of foundations, finances)Unsicherheit f, → Schwäche f
(of argument)geringe Stichhaltigkeit, Anfechtbarkeit f; (of advice)Unvernünftigkeit f; (of judgement)Unzuverlässigkeit f; (of doctrine)Unvertretbarkeit f; (of policy, move)mangelnde Klugheit; (Jur: of conviction) → Ungesichertheit f; unsoundness of mind (Jur) → Unzurechnungsfähigkeit f; political unsoundness (of person)politische Unzuverlässigkeit; (of policy)politische Unklugheit
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Long strings of young horses out of the country, fresh from the marshes; and droves of shaggy little Welsh ponies, no higher than Merrylegs; and hundreds of cart horses of all sorts, some of them with their long tails braided up and tied with scarlet cord; and a good many like myself, handsome and high-bred, but fallen into the middle class, through some accident or blemish, unsoundness of wind, or some other complaint.
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Please send your questions by e-mail to: [email protected] LEGAL SYSTEM IN QATAR According to Article 54, nothing is an offence which is done by a person who, at the time of doing it, is, by reason of unsoundness of mind or intoxication, incapable of knowing the nature of the act, or that he is doing what is either wrong, or contrary to law; provided that the thing which intoxicated him was administered to him without his knowledge or against his will.
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