groundless groundless  /ˈɡraʊnd ləs/


  • (adj) without a basis in reason or fact



  1. It's perhaps not an absolutely groundless notion.
  2. The press printed groundless information about me.
  3. The OSCE investigated and dismissed as groundless complaints of multiple voting and ballot fixing leveled against Yushchenko's campaign by Yanukovych officials.


  • St. Luke's dismisses Texas Heart Institute's contract claim

    St. Luke's dismisses Texas Heart Institute's contract claim Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:05 am, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Lawyers for the St. Luke's Health System are dismissing as groundless the Texas Heart Institute's claim that the contract regarding their ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle


  1. But, Medvedev says relations "meet the true interests of the people of our countries. This in itself makes hopeless and groundless the attempts to downplay the importance of our achievements."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We call upon Supreme Leader Ali Hosseini Khamenei to treat these people with the respect they deserve, to put an end to any further broadcasts, and to release all Americans currently being held on groundless charges," McCormack said.
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Sean McCormack Source: Reuters

  3. "The theory of a 'September crisis' is nothing but groundless rumor," Han said Wednesday, adding that media reports about a possible crisis were inflated.
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Han Seung-soo Source: Newsweek

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