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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