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Webster 1913 Edition


Unfounded

Un-found′ed

,
Adj.
1.
Not founded; not built or established.
Milton.
2.
Having no foundation; baseless; vain; idle;
as,
unfounded
expectations
.
Paley.

Webster 1828 Edition


Unfounded

UNFOUND'ED

, a.
1.
Not founded; not built or established.
2.
Having no foundation; vain; idle; as unfounded expectations.

Definition 2022


unfounded

unfounded

English

Adjective

unfounded (not comparable)

  1. Having no strong foundation; not based on solid reasons or facts.
  2. Not having been founded or instituted.
    • 1980, Helen Louise Gardner, ‎John Carey, English Renaissance studies (page 268)
      Even the great world as yet undiscovered, the cities as yet unfounded, and the history as yet unwritten, are lost: fallen from the beginning.

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