Ungrounded vs. Unfounded

Ungrounded vs. Unfounded — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Ungrounded and Unfounded

Ungroundedverb

simple past tense and past participle of unground

Unfoundedadjective

Not based on fact or sound evidence; groundless

an unfounded allegation of wrongdoing.

Ungroundedadjective

Not grounded; without ground or basis, unreal, false.

The defendant's claims are fictitious; they are entirely ungrounded in fact.

Unfoundedadjective

Having no strong foundation; not based on solid reasons or facts.

an unfounded report; unfounded fears

Ungroundedadjective

Not connected to ground potential

Unlike coaxial cable where the outer conductor is grounded, twisted pair is usually ungrounded.

Unfoundedadjective

Not having been founded or instituted.

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Unfoundedadjective

(obsolete) Bottomless.

Unfoundedadjective

without a basis in reason or fact;

baseless gossipthe allegations proved groundlessidle fearsunfounded suspicionsunwarranted jealousy