Origin of groundless
OTHER WORDS FROM groundlessground·less·ly, adverbground·less·ness, noun
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How to use groundless in a sentence
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