View definitions for unproven


adjective as in superstitious

adjective as in undemonstrated

adjective as in undetermined

adjective as in unpracticed

adjective as in unproved

Strongest match

adjective as in untested

Strongest match

adjective as in untried

Strongest match

Weak match

adjective as in unverified

Weak match

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Example Sentences

Anti-abortion organizations tend to tend to propagate the idea that the procedure is dangerous and unproven.

The notion that Ebola might be a sexually transmitted disease remains plausible if unproven.

But last week the idea that sometimes we should say no to unproven technology was finally given a hearing.

While CBS is taking a gamble on a relatively unknown (and unproven) talent, to many critics this decision was all too predictable.

[It] is ludicrous to make such a risky and unproven view the centerpiece of European science policy.

Is it scientific to accept as true an unproven theory and make it the basis of all belief?

In short, so far from being a great universal philosophy, it is simply a disjointed combination of unproven theories.

It is a fine old tree, and it is not improbable—though it is unproven—that it dates back to the first settlement of Natick.

The evidence that antimony was really there was not satisfactory, and that twenty grains were in the stomach wholly unproven.

To entrust a confidence to one of unproven sympathy, is to risk a profitless embarrassment.


On this page you'll find 177 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unproven, such as: ambiguous, arguable, controversial, debatable, dubious, and problematic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.