well-founded

[ wel-foun-did ]SEE DEFINITION OF well-founded

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I talked to him, and quickly realized my fears were well-founded.

He had a well-founded apprehension of the storm of opposition which they would arouse.

Perhaps there was a well-founded feeling that they proved too much.

Our grief is too well-founded for reason to be able to cause it to cease.

It is hard for those in power to bear a well-founded reproach.

How well-founded this suspicion was she learned when she and Jess met.

The captain replied, that he was afraid his apprehensions were too well-founded.

It was a wise and well-founded plan, and only as to its final result did it fail.

But is it well-founded, is there any more mystery about women—than about men?

Their judgment was the judgment of a pure and well-founded faith.

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