- base•less[[t]ˈbeɪs lɪs[/t]] adj.having no base; without foundation; groundless:a baseless claim[/ex]•Etymology: 1600–10 base′less•ness, n.
From formal English to slang. 2014.
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baseless — baseless, groundless, unfounded, unwarranted mean not justified or justifiable in any way. Baseless implies an entire lack of foundation; it imputes to a thing lack of actuality in itself or in the events or facts upon which it is supposedly… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
Baseless — Base less, a. Without a base; having no foundation or support. The baseless fabric of this vision. Shak. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
baseless — I adjective bottomless, empty, erroneous, false, foundationless, gratuitous, groundless, having no foundation, idle, ill founded, illogical, nonactual, not well founded, rootless, unbased, uncaused, uncorroborated, unfounded, ungrounded,… … Law dictionary
baseless — c.1600, from BASE (Cf. base) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: BASELESSLY (Cf. Baselessly); baselessness … Etymology dictionary
baseless — [adj] without substantiation bottomless, flimsy, foundationless, gratuitous, groundless, reasonless, unconfirmed, uncorroborated, unfounded, ungrounded, unjustifiable, unjustified, unsubstantiated, unsupported, untenable, unwarranted; concept 582 … New thesaurus
baseless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not based on fact; untrue … English terms dictionary
baseless — [bās′lis] adj. having no basis in fact; unfounded baselessness n … English World dictionary
baseless — [[t]be͟ɪsləs[/t]] ADJ If you describe an accusation, rumour, or report as baseless, you mean that it is not true and is not based on facts. The government has described reports of a massacre as completely baseless... Baseless allegations have… … English dictionary
baseless — /bays lis/, adj. having no base; without foundation; groundless: a baseless claim. [1600 10; BASE1 + LESS] * * * … Universalium
baseless — adj. Baseless is used with these nouns: ↑accusation, ↑allegation, ↑charge, ↑rumour … Collocations dictionary
baseless — base|less [ˈbeısləs] adj not based on facts or good reasons used to show disapproval = ↑unfounded baseless rumours/charges/accusations … Dictionary of contemporary English