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English adjective: unsound

1. unsound not in good condition; damaged or decayed


SamplesAn unsound foundation.


Similarcorroded, decayed, rotted, rotten


Antonymssound

2. unsound not sound financially


SamplesUnsound banking practices.


Similarbad, high-risk, long, risky, speculative, wildcat


See alsobroken, damaged, injured, unfit, unhealthy, unwholesome


Antonymssound

3. unsound containing or based on a fallacy


SamplesFallacious reasoning.
An unsound argument.


Synonymsfallacious


Similarinvalid


Antonymsvalid

4. unsound suffering from severe mental illness


SamplesOf unsound mind.


Synonymsmentally ill, unstable


Similarinsane


Antonymssane

5. unsound physically unsound or diseased


SamplesHas a bad back.
A bad heart.
Bad teeth.
An unsound limb.
Unsound teeth.


Synonymsbad, unfit


Similarunhealthy


Antonymshealthy

6. unsound of e.g. advice


Similarundependable, unreliable


Antonymsdependable, reliable









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