baseless

  • 1 baseless — baseless, groundless, unfounded, unwarranted mean not justified or justifiable in any way. Baseless implies an entire lack of foundation; it imputes to a thing lack of actuality in itself or in the events or facts upon which it is supposedly… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 Baseless — Base less, a. Without a base; having no foundation or support. The baseless fabric of this vision. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 baseless — I adjective bottomless, empty, erroneous, false, foundationless, gratuitous, groundless, having no foundation, idle, ill founded, illogical, nonactual, not well founded, rootless, unbased, uncaused, uncorroborated, unfounded, ungrounded,… …

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  • 4 baseless — c.1600, from BASE (Cf. base) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: BASELESSLY (Cf. Baselessly); baselessness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 baseless — [adj] without substantiation bottomless, flimsy, foundationless, gratuitous, groundless, reasonless, unconfirmed, uncorroborated, unfounded, ungrounded, unjustifiable, unjustified, unsubstantiated, unsupported, untenable, unwarranted; concept 582 …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 baseless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not based on fact; untrue …

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  • 7 baseless — [bās′lis] adj. having no basis in fact; unfounded baselessness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 baseless — [[t]be͟ɪsləs[/t]] ADJ If you describe an accusation, rumour, or report as baseless, you mean that it is not true and is not based on facts. The government has described reports of a massacre as completely baseless... Baseless allegations have… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 baseless — /bays lis/, adj. having no base; without foundation; groundless: a baseless claim. [1600 10; BASE1 + LESS] * * * …

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  • 10 baseless — adj. Baseless is used with these nouns: ↑accusation, ↑allegation, ↑charge, ↑rumour …

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  • 11 baseless — base|less [ˈbeısləs] adj not based on facts or good reasons used to show disapproval = ↑unfounded baseless rumours/charges/accusations …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 baseless — base|less [ beısləs ] adjective FORMAL not based on facts or evidence: baseless allegations …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 baseless — adjective formal not based on facts or good reasons: baseless accusations …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 baseless — adjective baseless accusations Syn: groundless, unfounded, ill founded, without foundation; unsubstantiated, unproven, unsupported, uncorroborated, unconfirmed, unverified, unattested; unjustified, unwarranted; speculative, conjectural; unsound,… …

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  • 15 baseless — UK [ˈbeɪsləs] / US adjective formal not based on facts or evidence baseless allegations …

    English dictionary

  • 16 baseless — base•less [[t]ˈbeɪs lɪs[/t]] adj. having no base; without foundation; groundless: a baseless claim[/ex] • Etymology: 1600–10 base′less•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 baseless — /ˈbeɪsləs/ (say baysluhs) adjective having no base; without foundation; groundless: a baseless claim …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 baseless — adjective see base I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 baseless — adjective Of reasoning, that is based on something that is not true. Syn: unfounded …

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  • 20 baseless — Synonyms and related words: bottomless, built on sand, empty, FALSE, gratuitous, groundless, idle, ill founded, indefensible, needless, not well founded, pointless, reasonless, senseless, unbased, uncalled for, unfounded, ungrounded,… …

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