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unfounded

[uhn-foun-did] /ʌnˈfaʊn dɪd/
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 of unfounded
1640-1650
1640-50; un-1 + found2 + -ed2
Related forms
unfoundedly, adverb
unfoundedness, noun
Synonyms
1. groundless, idle, false, unjustified, unsubstantiated.
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unfounded

/ʌnˈfaʊndɪd/
adjective
1.
(of ideas, allegations, etc) baseless; groundless
2.
not yet founded or established
Derived Forms
unfoundedly, adverb
unfoundedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unfounded

1640s, "having no foundation or basis," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of found (v.1).

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