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There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
Mary Wortley Montagu

Meaning of "groundless" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GROUNDLESS

groundless  [ˈɡraʊndlɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GROUNDLESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Groundless is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GROUNDLESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of groundless in the English dictionary

The definition of groundless in the dictionary is without reason or justification.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GROUNDLESS


beardless
ˈbɪədlɪs
blindless
ˈblaɪndlɪs
bondless
ˈbɒndlɪs
boundless
ˈbaʊndlɪs
brandless
ˈbrændlɪs
cordless
ˈkɔːdlɪs
dividendless
ˈdɪvɪˌdɛndlɪs
endless
ˈɛndlɪs
frondless
ˈfrɒndlɪs
glandless
ˈɡlændlɪs
godless
ˈɡɒdlɪs
headless
ˈhɛdlɪs
husbandless
ˈhʌzbəndlɪs
kindless
ˈkaɪndlɪs
lidless
ˈlɪdlɪs
mindless
ˈmaɪndlɪs
needless
ˈniːdlɪs
regardless
rɪˈɡɑːdlɪs
soundless
ˈsaʊndlɪs
wordless
ˈwɜːdlɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GROUNDLESS

groundbait
groundbreaker
groundburst
grounded
groundedly
grounder
groundfish
groundhog
Groundhog Day
grounding
groundlessly
groundlessness
groundling
groundman
groundmass
groundnut
groundnut oil
groundout
groundplot
groundprox

WORDS THAT END LIKE GROUNDLESS

bloodless
bottomless
childless
cloudless
foodless
friendless
handless
heedless
hoodless
irregardless
landless
leadless
rodless
sandless
seedless
swordless
threadless
weedless
weldless
windless
woodless

Synonyms and antonyms of groundless in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GROUNDLESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «groundless» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of groundless

Translation of «groundless» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GROUNDLESS

Find out the translation of groundless to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of groundless from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «groundless» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

没有根据的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

infundado
570 millions of speakers

English

groundless
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निराधार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أساس لها
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

беспочвенны
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

infundado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভিত্তিহীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sans fondement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak berasas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unbegründet
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

根拠のない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사실무근의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhasar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không có căn cứ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆதாரமற்றது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निराधार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

asılsız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

infondato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bezpodstawne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

безпідставні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

neîntemeiată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αβάσιμοι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ongegrond
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

grundlös
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

grunnløse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of groundless

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUNDLESS»

The term «groundless» is regularly used and occupies the 95.942 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUNDLESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about groundless

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2 QUOTES WITH «GROUNDLESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word groundless.
1
John Perry Barlow
But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having.
2
Mary Wortley Montagu
There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GROUNDLESS»

Discover the use of groundless in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to groundless and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Groundless Grounds: A Study of Wittgenstein and Heidegger
In Groundless Grounds, Lee Braver argues that the views of both thinkers emerge from a fundamental attempt to create a philosophy that has dispensed with everything transcendent so that we may be satisfied with the human.
Lee Braver, 2012
2
Groundless Belief: An Essay on the Possibility of Epistemology
Inspired by the work of Wilfrid Sellars, Michael Williams launches an all-out attack on what he calls "phenomenalism," the idea that our knowledge of the world rests on a perceptual or experiential foundation.
‎1999
3
Non-Quality: The Groundless Openness
Simple. Insightful. Relaxing. Recognize the essential non-dual nature of your own experience: Advaita Vedanta for the 21st century.
Douwe Tiemersma, 2012
4
Groundless Existence: The Political Ontology of Carl Schmitt
The book's unique contribution lies in its claim that Schmitt decisively breaks with the metaphysical tradition and predicates the political on the 'groundless' categories of existence, including risk, decision, and agonism.
Michael Marder, 2010
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Patents, Trade Marks and Design Rights: Groundless Threats, ...
Infringement litigation can be disruptive and expensive, the paper Patents, Trade Marks and Design Rights: Groundless Threats: A Consultation Paper examines the law regarding false accusations of patent, trade mark or design right ...
Great Britain: Law Commission, U K Stationery Office, 2013
6
A Vindication of the Bank of England from the ...
Simon Clement. s A VINDICATION BANK of England FROM THE Misrepresentations, and Groundless.
Simon Clement, 1707
7
Deism Fairly Stated, and Fully Vindicated from the Gross ...
Wherein Some of the Principal Reasons Contained in Dr. Benson's Answer to Christianity Not Founded on Argument are Fully Considered, and Proved to be Far from Conclusive. In a Letter to a Friend Peter Annet. Character of Rational ...
Peter Annet, 1746
8
Groundless Paths: The Prajnaparamita Sutras, the Ornament of ...
Chiefly based on Tson-kha-pa Blo-bzan-grags-pa's Legs bsad gser phren.
O-rgyan-ʼjigs-med-chos-kyi-dbaṅ-po (Dpal-sprul), Dpal O-Rgyan-Jigs-Med-Chos-Kyi-Dban-Po, 2012
9
The Friend, Or, Advocate of Truth
This " unprovoked attack," and those " groundless accusations," which he so pathetically deprecates, were purely defensive; to satisfy the public that the " groundless accusations" of Thomas Evans were "unprovoked" — nay, that they were ...
‎1831
10
Unborn Ground of Groundless Being: Images Arising in Meditation
The image poems in this volume came to me as a result of the meditative state. The essays are comments that enhance the images and ground them in the world of ordinary perception.
Thomas F. Decaro, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GROUNDLESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term groundless is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Letter: Corruption Claims Groundless
In Wendell Minnick's article "Upgrades on All Fronts" (May 11), he seemed to make a lot of sensational yet groundless speculation and ... «DefenseNews.com, Jul 15»
2
Trump, The Republican Presidential Race And Illegal Mexican …
Admittedly, what Trump said about illegal Mexican immigration is not completely groundless. For one thing, the recent senseless murder of ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
Elizabeth May dumped again from election debates. Why?
This time around, her exclusion is utterly groundless. There are now two elected GPC MPs, the party is again fielding candidates from coast to ... «National Observer, Jul 15»
4
Iran Resumes Trial Of Washington Post Journalist
Rezaian reportedly faces jail sentences of 10-20 years over the charges, which have been dismissed as groundless by the United States, The ... «Big News Network.com, Jul 15»
5
Atelier Sophie Introduces Two New Friends With Monika And Oskar
While he does have groundless confidence in himself, he gets bummed out whenever he gets denied. Atelier Sophie: Alchemist of the ... «Siliconera, Jul 15»
6
Government Wary Of Media
The worry over taxpayer money is also groundless for a party whose Punjab CM travels by helicopters and a Finance Minster who has been ... «The Nation, Jul 15»
7
Open Letter to President Buhari
Unfortunately, the indiscriminate and groundless invectives currently being spewed by your political apostles are in dissonance with the ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
8
Illegal immigrants are not refugees
Washington's groundless accusations against Thailand for its recent repatriation of more than 100 illegal immigrants back to China once again ... «Chinadaily USA, Jul 15»
9
US OPM boss quits after hackers stole chapter and verse on 21.5m …
China has denied any involvement in the OPM hack, saying that the US should stop making "groundless accusations." ®. Sponsored: RAID: ... «The Register, Jul 15»
10
Russian Business Angels Demand Justice for Beleaguered US …
... a thorough investigation into the program, and urged Dobrodeyev to refute all allegations against White determined to be groundless. «The Moscow Times, Jul 15»

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