Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without physical support.
  • adj. For which support or help is not available.
  • adj. Without confirmation from a credible source, without verifying support

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not supported; not upheld; not sustained; not maintained; not countenanced; not aided.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not sustained or maintained by nonmaterial aid
  • adj. not held up or borne

Etymologies

un- +‎ supported (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Pentagon auditors have uncovered more than $10 billion in what they call unsupported or questionable military costs.

    CNN Transcript Jul 10, 2007

  • Of course she fell after a few seconds, but going from lying on your stomach to standing on ice unsupported is a big deal.

    » Skating Lesson Strocel.com

  • They show how each uses ill-defined global concepts (such as "mean temperature"), confuse infrared radiation with heat (they're different), incorrectly describe the physics inside a glass greenhouse, and use other terms unsupported by the laws of physics.

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  • They couldn’t exist in unsupported world structures, not without the proper meme-patterns threaded throughout the reality’s chronatin makeup.

    365 tomorrows » 2007 » March : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • With flight times to Mars in the region of 150 days (and total mission durations in the region of 900 days, IIRC), we need to practice closed-loop long-term unsupported life support in exo-geo-magnetosphere conditions.

    Moon Outpost or Bust - NASA Watch

  • Of the unsupported myths -- unsupported, that is, by even a shadow of probability -- there is no end.

    A History of Aeronautics

  • Marable accuses police of failing to investigate the threats on Malcolm X's life and of "almost waiting for a crime to happen," something police officials have called an unsupported conspiracy theory.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - washingtonpost.com

  • Although Taylor's creation of the Grants Administration Department provides for independent review going forward, the City still had to pay back the $1.5 million in CDBG spending that HUD identified as unsupported or ineligible.

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  • The team will make the trip unsupported, that is, carrying all gear needed for the trip in the vehicles completing the tour.

    TreeHugger

  • Factcheck called this "unsupported" - NRA Claim: "Appoint Judges to the U.S.

    Republican Michigander

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