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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNSOUND

Many of his theories are no doubt impracticable and unsound.

But were not the Scribes and Pharisees in many things ignorant and unsound?

I see the jury returned a verdict of 'Suicide whilst of unsound mind!'

If they are unsound on one point only, there might yet be hope of their conversion.

They look upon her, who indulges it, as in an unsound condition.

Martin says that's unsound, and the 'Book of Universal Brotherhood' rot.

That the deceased committed suicide by poisoning while of unsound mind.

Nay, it will not bear to be tried by any principle, sound or unsound.

"Agathos" : This is probably not a proper name, but the text seems to be unsound.

A bequest to them was disputed on the grounds that the testator was of unsound mind.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., of persons, "diseased, wounded," from un- (1) "not" + sound (adj.). Cf. Middle Low German unsund, Middle Dutch ongesont, German ungesund. Meaning "morally corrupt" is recorded from c.1300; that of "not mentally healthy" is from 1540s. Sense of "not based on reasoning or fact" is attested from 1590s.

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