Unfoundedness

unfounded

[uhn-foun-did]
adjective
1.
without foundation; not based on fact, realistic considerations, or the like: unfounded suspicions.
2.
not established; not founded: the prophet of a religion as yet unfounded.

Origin:
1640–50; un-1 + found2 + -ed2

unfoundedly, adverb
unfoundedness, noun


1. groundless, idle, false, unjustified, unsubstantiated.
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unfounded (ʌnˈfaʊndɪd)
 
adj
1.  (of ideas, allegations, etc) baseless; groundless
2.  not yet founded or established
 
un'foundedly
 
adv
 
un'foundedness
 
n

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unfounded
1648, "having no foundation or basis," from un- (1) "not" + pp. of found (1).
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