Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being unsound, in any sense.
- n. the state of being unsound
- n. a misconception that is fallacious and not true or valid
- n. not mentally or physically healthy
- n. a condition of damage or decay
- un- + sound + -ness (Wiktionary)
“Some legal scholars contacted by Newsweek were appalled by what they called the unsoundness of such arguments.”
“a political doctrine whose unsoundness is already manifested in the fact that it requires human sacrifice for its realization.”
“A faithful and zealous evangelical pastor at a period of general debility in the Church of England, he was hampered throughout his ministrations by the governing body, who not only had the right of selecting their ministers, but exercised a jealous censorship on their teaching and practice, when they showed any tendency to "unsoundness" or undue enthusiasm.”
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“And besides theories of religion at variance with experience, which have always a kind of unsoundness, the attempt of men to apply”
“Allegations of "unsoundness" or of "free thinking" became barriers to success in life, and those against whom they were made became lowered in the esteem of their fellows.”
“And besides theories of religion at variance with experience, which have always a kind of unsoundness, the attempt of men to apply Scripture to their own lives in the letter rather than in the spirit, has been very injurious in other ways to the faith of Christ.”
“unsoundness," since the hock thus affected is less able to endure severe labor, and is more liable to give way with the slightest effort.”
“I am still mystified how I won first prize despite the unsoundness of my project, and I retain a dislike for scientific competitions.”
“So a month or so back, stwish (who happens to be my dad, and who also happens to be a luthier) send me an electric guitar he made from the wood of a bradford pear that netcurmudgeon's dad cut down due to structural unsoundness, which wood I then drove down to North Carolina in the bed of Eunice, the now-dead former little red truck that could.”
“More than a month ago, the visual oddity Davis produced was a man posing as a demon sheep amidst a pure flock, a metaphor for the fiscal unsoundness of Fiorina's Senate primary opponent, Tom Campbell.”
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