unsound because

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  • The idea of a "diplomatic protection" of shareholders was unsound because it would create confusion and insecurity in economic relations as shares are 'widely scattered and frequently change hands'.
  • It is regarded as medically unsound because partial interventions "are often highly traumatic and consistently inefficacious".
  • A formal fallacy is contrasted with an informal fallacy, which may have a valid logical form and yet be unsound because one or more premises are false.
  • It has obtained little acceptance among his fellow-anthropologists, some of whom allege that it is unsound because of the faulty methods by which the measurements were made and the incorrect standards used for comparison. Cited from Applied Eugenics, by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
  • On the theoretical plane, the critical approach denoted as affective fallacy was fundamentally unsound because it denied the iconicity of the literary text.
  • Chillingworth became a famous champion of Protestantism in the question between the Churches, although many Protestants attacked him as unsound because he would not accept the Athanasian Creed and had some other reservations. Cited from The Commonwealth of Oceana, by James Harrington
  • This objection is unsound because it supposes that people who study the theory of etiquette do not also exercise their powers of observation in society, and obtain, by their intercourse with others, that freedom and ease of deportment which society alone can impart. Cited from Enquire Within Upon Everything, by Anonymous
  • It is academically unsound because the facts tell an altogether different story of modern Middle Eastern history, one that has consistently been suppressed because of its incongruity with the politically correct dogmas of the Arabist establishment.
  • It is obviously fallacious to reason that a principle is unsound because it is upheld by an untrustworthy advocate, or because it is inconsistent with the advocate's former beliefs and practices. Cited from Practical Argumentation, by George K. Pattee