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English noun: unsoundness

1. unsoundness (state) a condition of damage or decay

Broader (hypernym)condition, status

Narrower (hyponym)decay, disrepair


2. unsoundness (cognition) a misconception that is fallacious and not true or valid

SamplesThe unsoundness of his conclusion was obvious.

Broader (hypernym)misconception

3. unsoundness (attribute) not mentally or physically healthy

SamplesNo one can be a poet without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Broader (hypernym)bad, badness

Antonymsfirmness, wiseness, soundness, soundness, wisdom

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