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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being groundless.

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  • noun The state or condition of being groundless.

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

  • noun the quality of lacking substance or value

Etymologies

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groundless +‎ -ness

Examples

  • According to an early metaphor, he seeks to "lay the groundwork" for metaphysics, but later on he speaks rather of the "groundlessness" or "abyss" Abgrund that his question opens up.

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  • And that's why I used earlier on the admittedly quite controversial word, 'groundlessness'.

    Not Being Serious: Thomas Merton and Karl Barth

  • According to an early metaphor, he seeks to "lay the groundwork" for metaphysics, but later on he speaks rather of the "groundlessness" or "abyss" Abgrund that his question opens up.

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  • I have learned that when we accept the "groundlessness" of that, as the Tibetan Buddhist Pema Chodron says, when we breathe into it and find that there is actually comfort in the not-knowing, it's easy to hold that space.

    Laura Munson: Certain Uncertainty

  • I have learned that when we accept the "groundlessness" of that, as the Tibetan Buddhist Pema Chodron says, when we breathe into it and find that there is actually comfort in the not-knowing, it's easy to hold that space.

    Laura Munson: Certain Uncertainty

  • It's about experiencing the groundlessness of the teaching moment instead of hiding in self-doubt or hardening yourself by being a know-it-all or sticking to your material.

    Tara Sophia Mohr: Teach Now: An Interview with Jennifer Louden

  • Earthquakes, especially catastrophic ones, shake our confidence in the very ground we stand on and confront us with the groundlessness of our existence, wherein no certainty, safety, or continuity of being can be assured.

    Robert D. Stolorow: Japan's Earthquake and Apocalyptic Terror

  • I have learned that when we accept the "groundlessness" of that, as the Tibetan Buddhist Pema Chodron says, when we breathe into it and find that there is actually comfort in the not-knowing, it's easy to hold that space.

    Laura Munson: Certain Uncertainty

  • Earthquakes, especially catastrophic ones, shake our confidence in the very ground we stand on and confront us with the groundlessness of our existence, wherein no certainty, safety, or continuity of being can be assured.

    Robert D. Stolorow: Japan's Earthquake and Apocalyptic Terror

  • I have learned that when we accept the "groundlessness" of that, as the Tibetan Buddhist Pema Chodron says, when we breathe into it and find that there is actually comfort in the not-knowing, it's easy to hold that space.

    Laura Munson: Certain Uncertainty

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