unsoundness[ uhn-sound ]SEE DEFINITION OF unsoundness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNSOUNDNESS
When I was fairly sure of their unsoundness, I gave up my Living.
From the time I began to suspect their unsoundness, I ceased to put them forward.
If you cannot see the folly and unsoundness of it at a glance, it is useless for me to talk.
Meanwhile, you cannot escape the internal intimations of your unsoundness.
He looked at our teeth and felt all over us for any evidence of unsoundness there might be.
He that is sure of his unsoundness and hypocrisy should not come.
If they be opaque or whey coloured, there is some unsoundness in the wort.
The plot is repulsive, with a flavour of Elizabethan unsoundness.
Lang demonstrated the unsoundness of the 'disease of language' theory.
Unsoundness in a slave, as well as in a horse, detracts materially from his value.
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.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNSOUNDNESS
- ill health