Origin of groundless
OTHER WORDS FROM groundlessground·less·ly, adverbground·less·ness, noun
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How to use groundless in a sentence
Public-health experts feared that those groundless claims would exacerbate mistrust among people who already doubted vaccines or serve as a gateway into vaccine skepticism among people who previously had no such concerns.Routine Childhood Vaccination Rates Fell as Misinformation About the COVID-19 Shot Rose|Jeffrey Kluger|May 5, 2022|Time
The anti-5G hysteria is a groundless conspiracy theory, but the pendants aren't just useless trinkets.
The Sheriff’s Office, in court filings, described the first two lawsuits as “frivolous, groundless and unreasonable” and said its deputies’ actions were “reasonable under the circumstances.”ACLU Calls On Federal Prosecutors to Investigate the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office|by Richard A. Webster, WRKF and WWNO|September 28, 2021|ProPublica
One day after the sanctions announcement, Positive issued a statement denying “the groundless accusations” from the US.The $1 billion Russian cyber company that the US says hacks for Moscow|Patrick Howell O'Neill|April 15, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Caputo made groundless accusations that government scientists are conducting “sedition” and warned of coming left-wing violence before taking leave from his position.
I can say all of this without hesitation because these concerns have been investigated and found to be groundless.Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office|Russell Saunders|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
King: We must expunge from our society the myths and half-truths that engender such groundless fears as these.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.|Alex Haley|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It is not a question of starting an investigation over a case that is groundless,” he said.Somalia Jails Woman and Journalist Over Soldier Rape Claims|Laila Ali|February 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The supposedly groundless scoop about the missing hacker highlighted a week of PR problems for the Vatican bank.
At the most basic legal level, the charges of plagiarism are groundless.
He was beginning to hope that Romanoff had been playing a practical joke on him, and that all his fears were groundless.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
Your anxiety lest any coldness should arise between Mr. E. and me will, I hope, prove groundless.
Ormsby attacked me hotly for trying to excite a groundless alarm, and I was recommended to hold my tongue and go to sleep.The Talking Horse|F. Anstey
But a still more satisfactory answer is, that the apprehension of danger is groundless, and therefore the whole argument fails.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster
For his assumption, groundless in every case, is false in a peculiar degree with respect to those sensible qualities.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill