ill-founded

ill-founded
I adjective apocryphal, baseless, empty, erroneous, fallacious, false, fanciful, groundless, inaccurate, incorrect, insubstantial, sophistic, sophistical, suppositional, trumped up, unbased, unconfirmed, unfounded, ungrounded, unsubstantial, unsupportable, unsupported, unsustainable, untenable, unwarranted, without basis, without foundation, without sound basis, without substance II index baseless, improper, unsound (fallacious)

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  • ill-founded — adj formal based on something that is untrue ▪ His fears proved ill founded …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill-founded — [il′foun′did] adj. not supported by facts or sound reasons …   English World dictionary

  • ill-founded — adj baseless, groundless, without foundation, unjustified, unsupported, unconfirmed ≠ substantiated, verified * * * ˌill ˈfounded [ill founded] adjective (formal) not based on fact or truth • …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill-founded — ADJ GRADED Something that is ill founded is not based on any proper proof or evidence. Suspicion and jealousy, however ill founded, can poison a marriage …   English dictionary

  • ill-founded — /il fown did/, adj. based on weak evidence, illogical reasoning, or the like: an ill founded theory. [1665 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • ill-founded — adjective formal not based on true facts: Unfortunately her faith in British justice proved ill founded …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill-founded — /ˈɪl faʊndəd/ (say il fownduhd) adjective on a weak or illogical basis: an ill founded plea for mercy …   Australian-English dictionary

  • ill-founded — ill found|ed [ ,ıl faundəd ] adjective FORMAL not based on truth or facts ─ opposite WELL FOUNDED …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ill founded — without a good reason, not based on fact …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ill-founded — adjective not based on fact or reliable evidence …   English new terms dictionary

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