Definition of Groundlessness

1. Noun. The quality of lacking substance or value. "The groundlessness of their report was quickly recognized"

Exact synonyms: Idleness
Generic synonyms: Ineptitude, Worthlessness
Derivative terms: Idle



Definition of Groundlessness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being groundless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Groundlessness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Groundlessness

groundfished
groundfishes
groundfishing
groundfloor
groundfloors
groundhog
groundhogs
groundhopper
groundhoppers
grounding
groundings
groundkeeper
groundkeepers
groundless
groundlessly
groundlessness
groundling
groundlings
groundly
groundnut
groundnut oil
groundnut vine
groundnuts
groundout
groundouts
grounds
grounds officer
groundsel

Literary usage of Groundlessness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"Examples of his acuteness and literary skill in controversy—The groundlessness of the prevailing political complaints—Committees on grievances our worst ..."

2. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1870)
"... it was feared that his successor would appear at a disadvantage, but a short time sufficed to show the groundlessness of the apprehension ; for, ..."

3. Secret Memoirs of Princess Lamballe: Being Her Journals, Letters, and by Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh, Catherine Hyde Govion Broglio Solari (1901)
"... Investigation —The queen's Party Prevail in Bringing the Affair before the Council— Groundlessness of the Charge against Maria Antoinette — Confusion of ..."

4. A History of Greek Philosophy from the Earliest Period to the Time of Socrates by Eduard Zeller (1881)
"... but these views have so little to recommend them that there can scarcely be a doubt of their groundlessness. As to any dependence of Anaxagoras on ..."

5. Plan of Parliamentary Reform in the Form of a Catechism with Reasons for by Jeremy Bentham (1817)
"Representatives — Impermanence of their Situation— its Importance — Objections—their Groundlessness. On this part of the field, into a comparatively small ..."

6. Memoirs of Baron Stockmar by Ernst Alfred Christian Stockmar, G. A. M. (Georgina Adelaide Müller) (1873)
"... August 28—Guizot justifies himself by hinting at pretended deviations on the part of England from the Agreement of Eu—The groundlessness of these ..."

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