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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Having no basis or foundation. Also: Lacking cause or reason for support.

Usage examples (30)
  • Adjective : groundless fears
  • Their title groundlessly insinuated that the freedom of the press had lately suffered, or was now threatened with, some violation.
  • It bears everything, firmly, even if groundlessly.
  • We were audaciously (and groundlessly) hoping he was a stealth radical. for more
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