uncorroborated love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not corroborated: uncorroborated testimony.

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  • adj. Not corroborated

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  • adj. unsupported by other evidence

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Examples

  • In fact, they have been looking at this possibility since the beginning following up on what he called uncorroborated information.

    CNN Transcript Jul 31, 2009

  • In fact, they have been looking at this possibility since the beginning, following up on what he called uncorroborated information.

    CNN Transcript Jul 31, 2009

  • The board, in its Jan. 30 letter to Abdel-Hafiz, noted that his ex-wife's claims were "uncorroborated" and "the failed polygraph examination, considering your past history with that test, were not enough to substantiate her allegations against you."

    Reinstated

  • The Zimbabwe government Monday described as "uncorroborated" a report by an international panel of high-ranking lawyers who said that democracy and the rule of law in the country were "in the gravest peril."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A representative for Thatcher has insisted that recent newspaper reports about the incident are "uncorroborated".

    All - Digital Spy - Entertainment and Media News

  • Today, Thatcher's representative said all the reports on what had happened in the green room, including today's, were "uncorroborated".

    The Guardian World News

  • Are we now going to allow uncorroborated third party accusations to prevent foreigners from visiting the US?

    Matthew Yglesias » Very Rare Terrorists Are Very Hard to Find

  • It does not appear that Zitelman had any basis other than Youlus's uncorroborated fantasies for believing that Youlus had ever been to Eastern or Central Europe, let alone obtained even a single Torah scroll there.

    Menachem Rosensaft: Demanding Accountability In The 'Holocaust Torah Scrolls' Scam

  • Virtually every paragraph in this article is nothing more a mindless recitation of uncorroborated assertions which he copies from Bush officials and then weaves into a news narrative, with the phrase “American officials say” tacked on at the end or the phrase “according to officials” unobtrusively interspersed in the middle, as in:

    Matthew Yglesias » Diversity, Hiatt-Style

  • In his ruling on Monday morning the judge, Zabidin Mohamad Diah, expressed doubts over the validity of the DNA samples provided as evidence and told the packed Kuala Lumpur courtroom: Because it was a sexual offence the court is reluctant to convict on uncorroborated evidence.

    Anwar Ibrahim sodomy charge dismissed by Malaysian judge

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  • In the IRA bombing cases noted for serious miscarriage of justice issues, the pigs beat the defendants into confessing to crimes they didn't commit. Nonetheless, the Royal Commission on Criminal Justice recommended that uncorroborated confessions, that is, confessions without any support, be the sole basis for conviction as long as the judge tells the jury that it's risky.

    February 14, 2012