unsound

All Adjective Noun
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  • If these are declared unsound, either it must fall, or it must change its front. Cited from Practical Essays, by Alexander Bain
  • How her poor, unsound brain arrived at the knowledge we cannot say. Cited from Up the Hill and Over, by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  • Why, upon my word, they are much more unsound than I thought them at first. Cited from The Captiva and The Mostellaria, by Plautus
  • If it should be in an unsound state, it must be on no account made use of. Cited from The Book of Household Management, by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  • But there is no question of anything unsound here except your own business and what is bound up with it. Cited from Three Dramas, by Bjornstjerne M. Bjornson
  • These men seem to be a little unsound in the upper regions. Cited from The Secrets Of The Great City, by E. Martin
  • It was an unsound principle, he said, to make places fit to particular men. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • So far from my being mentally unsound, this rest has been a growing-time with me. Cited from A Life's Morning, by George Gissing
  • Many insisted she was of unsound mind, at least at the time of her act.
  • Unsound has also worked on projects in other countries, especially in the region of Eastern Europe.
  • All care for the human being under the present state of things is economically unsound. Cited from Marcella, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • It is not that a theory is good on paper, but unsound in real life. Cited from Friends in Council (First Series),Sir Arthur Helps
  • Early man discovered that children of unsound constitutions were born of nearly related parents. Cited from Custom and Myth, by Andrew Lang
  • As a general rule a crisis of this sort shows up the unsound elements in a commercial community. Cited from Three Dramas, by Bjornstjerne M. Bjornson
  • His death certificate describes him as of being of independent means but unsound mind.
  • This church set out with unsound views of church fellowship, as has been already in part made appear. Cited from Act, Declaration, & Testimony, by The Reformed Presbytery
  • Yet what an unsound organization that great man had! Cited from The Recreations of A Country Parson, A. K. H. Boyd
  • It seemed as if the old clerk's philosophy was not so very unsound, after all. Cited from Henry Dunbar, by M. E. Braddon
  • Afife's father was against a theatre career of her because he considered it unsound.
  • However, these are etymologically unsound and of much later origin than the name itself.
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Meaning of unsound

  • adjective Not in good condition; damaged or decayed
    an unsound foundation
  • adjective Not sound financially
    unsound banking practices