baseless baseless  /ˈbeɪs ləs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without a basis in reason or fact

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This is how swift-boating differs from its cousin McCarthyism, which deals in totally baseless charges that would be deeply serious if true.
  2. Mottaki: These are really baseless allegations.
  3. From Abdullah downward, the government condemned the report as baseless and blamed it for stirring up ethnic sensitivities.

News

  1. TDEC: Official regrets ‘terrorism’ comments

    A state environmental official who likened “baseless” citizen complaints about Mt. Pleasant’s water quality to “an act of terrorism” made a “poor choice of words,” a spokesperson for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation said.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Columbia Daily Herald

  2. Messi's lawyers: deal on tax allegations possible

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Lionel Messi's lawyers insist the tax fraud allegations are baseless but say he will settle any outstanding obligations if needed.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Lionel Messi's lawyers say deal on tax fraud allegations possible

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Lionel Messi's lawyers insist the tax fraud allegations are baseless but say he will settle any outstanding obligations if needed.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "To this day there are those who insist that the Holocaust never happened, a denial of fact and truth that is baseless and ignorant and hateful," Obama said, echoing his words in Cairo in an address that reached for what he called a "new...
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Indian Express

  2. "I am tired of these baseless attacks and fear that they have become a distraction in what should be a national debate about important issues. I have therefore decided to withdraw my endorsement of Senator McCain for President effective today, and...
    on May 22, 2008 By: John Hagee Source: Yahoo! News

  3. "The American commander has risked his position when he spoke in this tone and has regrettably complicated relations," al-Maliki told visiting Kuwaiti journalists Thursday. "How can he speak like this about a baseless allegation? What has...
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: International Herald Tribune

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