American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not dependably strong or solid.
- adj. Not physically or mentally healthy.
- adj. Not true or logically valid; fallacious: an unsound conclusion.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not sound. Not healthy; diseased; morbid; corrupt; rotten; decayed: as, an unsound body or mind; unsound teeth; unsound timber; unsound fruit.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not sound; not whole; not solid; defective; infirm; diseased.
- adj. not sound financially
- adj. containing or based on a fallacy
- adj. not in good condition; damaged or decayed
- adj. suffering from severe mental illness
- adj. physically unsound or diseased
- adj. of e.g. advice
- un- + sound. (Wiktionary)
“The parliament cited the pontiff, and, when he failed to appear, loyally declared his title unsound, and, under the lead of their first president (another”
“Those Congressionally created entities saw the fees being collected by the private entities, and the Congressionally created entities got ever more involved in unsound lending pratices.”
“I find the majority's reasoning more than "unsound" - it's simply wrong and actually has the potential to feed into the very prejudice they worry about.”
“It is claimed that we need to do this because SS is fiscally unsound, which is simply a lie.”
“Subsequent analysis might prove the idea unsound – in recent years that has frequently happened, with every master move scrutinised by strong computer programmes.”
“He found the idea unsound from both a tactical and organizational point of view.”
“Insider loans: Meanwhile, Lesniak and 5 other directors of the bank borrowed more than $2 million for mortgages and commercial loans, some of them after First BankAmericano was put under a July 2007 federal loan to stop what authorities called unsound banking and loan practices. by: you @ soon”
“Subsequent analysis might prove the idea unsound - in recent years that has frequently happened, with every master move scrutinised by strong computer programmes.”
“Inspector Scott found no expiration dates on frozen food, there were several food items there had expired, the cat chow was described as unsound, and the hand sink was block and not being used to wash hands.”
“Does that happen to sound nutritionally "unsound" to you, Dr Storey?”
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