This idea of constant attack and Christian victimhood is grounded in the myths of the early church, but it endures to this day.
To all of these roles Bill brought a surprising contrarian perspective, grounded in conservatism in the true sense of that word.
On a tactical level, recognition will signal that the Palestinian leadership is grounded in something resembling reality.
You might call that grounded faith, and the other kind ungrounded faith.
Tom Cruise has frequently said that the Church of Scientology keeps him grounded and content.
Then they grounded upon bars and shoals, which caused a great delay.
"We'll see that you're not grounded," broke in Colonel Sagen, from behind his desk.
She reached the offing of a neighbouring haven, and there grounded on the sand.
With them, faith is grounded on sensation or feeling; with him, it is grounded on reason.
The third time the house went up it grounded at Grubbtown, and in an hour or two the man was safe at home.
"learned," late 14c.; "firmly fixed or established," 1540s, past participle adjective from ground (v.). Electrical sense is from 1889. Meaning "having been denied privileges" is from 1940s. Dickens had room-ridden "confined to one's room."
Old English grund "bottom, foundation, ground, surface of the earth," especially "bottom of the sea" (a sense preserved in run aground), from Proto-Germanic *grundus, which seems to have meant "deep place" (cf. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Danish, Swedish grund, Dutch grond, Old High German grunt, German Grund "ground, soil, bottom;" Old Norse grunn "a shallow place," grund "field, plain," grunnr "bottom"). No known cognates outside Germanic. Sense of "reason, motive" first attested c.1200; electrical sense is from 1870.
mid-13c., "to put on the ground, to strike down to the ground," from ground (n.). Of ships, "to run into the ground," from mid-15c. Meaning "to base" (an argument, sermon, etc.) is late 14c. Meaning "deny privileges" is 1940s, originally a punishment meted out to pilots (in which sense it is attested from 1930). Related: Grounded; grounding.
"reduced to fine particles by grinding," 1765, past participle adjective from grind.