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 for unfounded
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unfounded \Un*found"ed\, a.
     1. Not founded; not built or established. --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Having no foundation; baseless; vain; idle; as, unfounded
        expectations. --Paley.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip";
             "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears";
             "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy" [syn:
             baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded,
             unwarranted, wild]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  104 Moby Thesaurus words for "unfounded":
     Barmecidal, Barmecide, airy, apparent, apparitional, autistic,
     baseless, bottomless, chimeric, contrary to fact, deceptive,
     delusional, delusionary, delusive, delusory, dereistic, dishonest,
     dreamlike, dreamy, empty, erroneous, fallacious, false, fantastic,
     garbled, gratuitous, groundless, idle, ill-founded, illusional,
     illusionary, illusive, illusory, imaginary, in error, inauthentic,
     inconclusive, indecisive, mendacious, miscited, misleading,
     misquoted, misreported, misstated, not following, not proved,
     not true, ostensible, phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantom, seeming,
     self-deceptive, self-deluding, specious, spectral, spurious,
     supposititious, truthless, unactual, unascertained, unattested,
     unauthentic, unauthenticated, unauthoritative, unbased,
     uncalled-for, uncertified, unconfirmed, uncorroborated,
     undemonstrated, undetermined, unestablished, unfixed, ungrounded,
     unjustifiable, unjustified, unproved, unproven, unreal, unreliable,
     unsettled, unshown, unsound, unsubstantial, unsubstantiated,
     unsupportable, unsupported, unsupported by evidence, unsustainable,
     unsustained, untenable, untested, untried, untrue, untruthful,
     unvalidated, unverified, unwarranted, vain, visionary,
     without basis, without foundation, without grounds

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