Definitions

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  • adj. Lacking evidence.

Etymologies

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evidence +‎ -less

Examples

  • Nyhan's evidenceless character assassination, to which Glenn Reynolds has already linked, must be viewed within this context.

    Eric Alterman: I Know You Are But What Am I?

  • The reason I say write it up is because, while I am a reasonable bloke who accepts bald and evidenceless assertions on the internet, some crazy weirdos like verification and actual arguments.

    Unthreaded #19 « Climate Audit

  • It took several separate posts, but a comment from Dr. Val apologies for not linking to her sooner; oversight rectified on "What could be wrong with Positive Thinking" finally put it all together: People desperately want to control their illnesses and will resort to any number of evidenceless therapies for psychological comfort.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • People desperately want to control their illnesses and will resort to any number of evidenceless therapies for psychological comfort.

    What Could Be Wrong with "Positive Thinking"?

  • Atheism, a primitive ideology, proofless evidenceless, which most are riding the hype.

    Top News

  • Perhaps it is because of the plethora of evidenceless assertions?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Often such monikers are "head fakes" to make a habit of asserting evidenceless claims.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Who knew I was spoiling for a fight when I asked for evidence to support several evidenceless claims about incarceration rates?!

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Who knew that showing surprise at evidenceless statements asserted as fact needed support? coloskier wrote: Show me ONE form of green energy that can survive without government subsidies RIGHT NOW and would sustain the present USA energy needs, not in 10-20 years.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Is this someone's sock puppet, trying the same unsupported, evidenceless assertion with no evidence, just as upthread, just under a different name?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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