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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishill-foundedˌill-ˈfounded adjective formal  UNTRUEbased on something that is untrue His fears proved ill-founded.
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ill-foundedBut any doubts about Marillion's future were clearly ill-founded.The experience of the 1970s, further, demonstrated that the principal argument in favour of flexible exchange rates was ill-founded.Suppositions built on postcards and photographs might be as ill-founded as his short-lived suspicions of being followed the night before.The trouble is that the revised version of the legend of the Courts of Love is as ill-founded as the old one.The whole enterprise was ill-founded from the start.But the case of Auerbach merely serves to illustrate how ill-founded the criterion is.ill-founded worries
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