unsoundness
noun Date: 1586 1. the quality or state of being unsound 2. something (as a disease, injury, or defect) that causes one to be unsound

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unsoundness — index disability (physical inability), disease, frailty, inexpedience, invalidity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unsoundness — noun 1. a condition of damage or decay • Ant: ↑soundness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unsound • Hypernyms: ↑condition, ↑status • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • unsoundness — unsound ► ADJECTIVE 1) not safe or robust; in poor condition. 2) not based on sound evidence or reasoning; unreliable or unacceptable. DERIVATIVES unsoundness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Unsoundness — Unsound Un*sound , a. Not sound; not whole; not solid; defective; infirm; diseased. [1913 Webster] {Un*sound ly}, adv. {Un*sound ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unsoundness — See unsoundly. * * * …   Universalium

  • unsoundness — noun The state of being unsound. Ant: soundness See Also: sound, unsound …   Wiktionary

  • unsoundness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being infirm or physically weak: debility, decrepitude, delicacy, delicateness, feebleness, flimsiness, fragileness, fragility, frailness, frailty, infirmity, insubstantiality, puniness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • unsoundness — n. lack of soundness; instability; unhealthiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unsoundness — un·soundness …   English syllables

  • unsoundness of mind — index insanity, lunacy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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