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1. unsound

adjective. ['ənˈsaʊnd'] not sound financially.

Synonyms

  • bad
  • unhealthy
  • unfit
  • injured
  • speculative
  • damaged
  • unwholesome
  • long
  • wildcat
  • broken
  • risky

Antonyms

  • wholesome
  • unbroken
  • fit
  • sound
  • uninjured
  • healthy

Etymology

  • sound (English)
  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unsound

  • ultrasound
  • propound
  • profound
  • expound
  • confound
  • compound
  • unwound
  • unbound
  • resound
  • renowned
  • redound
  • rebound
  • newfound
  • inbound
  • impound
  • astound
  • aground
  • surround
  • ground
  • frowned
  • drowned
  • crowned
  • browned
  • abound
  • wound
  • round
  • 'round
  • pound
  • mound
  • hound

Example sentences of the word unsound


1. Adjective
As the tumor grows and spreads through the hip, the hip bone can become weak and structurally unsound.

Quotes containing the word unsound


1. You would not enjoy Nietzsche, sir. He is fundamentally unsound.
- P.G. Wodehouse, Carry on, Jeeves

2. unsound

adjective. ['ənˈsaʊnd'] of e.g. advice.

Synonyms

  • unreliable

Antonyms

  • dependable
  • favorable

Etymology

  • sound (English)
  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. unsound

adjective. ['ənˈsaʊnd'] not in good condition; damaged or decayed.

Synonyms

  • rotten
  • decayed
  • corroded

Antonyms

  • advisability
  • goodness
  • asset
  • soundness

Etymology

  • sound (English)
  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. unsound

adjective. ['ənˈsaʊnd'] physically unsound or diseased.

Synonyms

  • unfit
  • bad

Antonyms

  • obedient
  • good
  • best

Etymology

  • sound (English)
  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. unsound

adjective. ['ənˈsaʊnd'] suffering from severe mental illness.

Synonyms

  • insane
  • mentally ill

Antonyms

  • better
  • worthiness
  • desirability

Etymology

  • sound (English)
  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. unsound

adjective. ['ənˈsaʊnd'] containing or based on a fallacy.

Synonyms

  • invalid

Antonyms

  • unregretful
  • unrepentant

Etymology

  • sound (English)
  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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