HyperDic: unsound

English > 6 senses of the word unsound:
ADJECTIVEallunsoundnot in good condition
allunsoundnot sound financially
allunsound, fallaciouscontaining or based on a fallacy
allunsound, mentally ill, unstablesuffering from severe mental illness
allunsound, bad, unfitphysically unsound or diseased
allunsoundof e.g. advice
unsound > pronunciation
Soundsahnsaw'nd
Rhymesabound ... wound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
English > unsound: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot in good condition; damaged or decayed.
Example"an unsound foundation"
Narrowercorrodedeaten away as by acid or oxidation
decayed, rotten, rottedDamaged by decay
OppositesoundIn good condition
Nounsunsoundnessa condition of damage or decay
English > unsound: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot sound financially.
Example"unsound banking practices"
Narrowerbad, risky, high-risk, speculativenot financially safe or secure
longInvolving substantial risk
wildcatOutside the bounds of legitimate / legitimate or ethical business practices
See alsobrokenphysically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
damagedharmed or injured or spoiled
injuredHarmed
unfitnot in good physical or mental condition
unhealthynot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
unwholesomedetrimental to physical or moral well-being
Oppositesoundfinancially secure and safe
Spanishdefectuoso
Nounsunsoundnessa condition of damage or decay
English > unsound: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningContaining or based on a fallacy.
Example "an unsound argument"
Synonymfallacious
BroaderinvalidHaving no cogency or legal force
Spanishfalaz
Nounsunsoundnessa misconception that is fallacious / fallacious and not true or valid
English > unsound: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningSuffering from severe mental illness.
Example"of unsound mind"
Synonymsmentally ill, unstable
BroaderinsaneAfflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
Spanishenfermo, inestable
Nounsunsoundnessnot mentally or physically healthy
English > unsound: 6 senses > adjective 5
Meaningphysically unsound or diseased.
Examples
  • "an unsound limb"
  • "unsound teeth"
Synonymsbad, unfit
Broaderunhealthynot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
Spanishmal, malo
Catalandolent, mal
Nounsunsoundnessnot mentally or physically healthy
English > unsound: 6 senses > adjective 6
MeaningOf e.g. advice.
Broaderunreliable, undependablenot worthy of reliance or trust

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