unsound

All Adjective Noun
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  • From the first the financial position of the colony had been unsound. Cited from The Story of Newfoundland, by Frederick Edwin Smith, Earl of Birkenhead
  • Can you look for sound minds in such unsound bodies? Cited from Tracks of a Rolling Stone by Henry J. Coke
  • And observe it, the unsound faith will choose to itself the most easy works it can find. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volume 2, by John Bunyan
  • It was late in the winter, and the ice had become unsound. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1569-70 by Motley
  • The same unsound fancy has been many times brought forward; often in England, often in France. Cited from Miscellaneous Papers, by Thomas De Quincey
  • The sound self was observing the unsound self, but apparently with no power over it. Cited from Harvest, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • However, to date only one compilation has been published under the Unsound banner.
  • A person who is usually of unsound mind, but occasionally of sound mind, can make a contract when he is of sound mind.
  • If experience is to be the test, Mr Mill's theory is unsound. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V2 of 4
  • The relief work program was unsound over the long term, and was meant as a stop-gap measure.
  • Hence we speak of those who are wanting in sense of being "unsound." Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I-II (Pars Prima Secundae), Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • They say that the man of unsound mind is touched by the hand of the Great Spirit. Cited from The Girl at the Halfway House, by Emerson Hough
  • Don't suppose that I am still of unsound mind. Cited from New Grub Street, by George Gissing
  • If the report is that he is of unsound mind then after six months the Speaker should request a further visit.
  • Your place is with the sound, mine is with the unsound. Cited from Middy and Ensign, by G. Manville Fenn
  • There are such things as four-year olds, unsound, as well as worked. Cited from The Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 12, 1884, by Various
  • Who would not hold as of unsound mind the person who would command the moon to shine when it wishes? Cited from Luther Examined and Reexamined, by W. H. T. Dau
  • You could if you were willing; but you had your mind unsound before; but now you have such as you ought. Cited from The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I, by Euripides
  • As soon as the bondes found that the ice was unsound they turned back. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • He says his one great regret is that he wasn't found to be of unsound mind before he went up-country. Cited from While the Billy Boils, by Henry Lawson
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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