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3 definitions found
 for unsound
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unsound \Un*sound"\, a.
     Not sound; not whole; not solid; defective; infirm; diseased.
     [1913 Webster] -- Un*sound"ly, adv. -- Un*sound"ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  unsound
      adj 1: not in good condition; damaged or decayed; "an unsound
             foundation" [ant: sound]
      2: not sound financially; "unsound banking practices" [ant:
         sound]
      3: containing or based on a fallacy; "fallacious reasoning"; "an
         unsound argument" [syn: fallacious, unsound]
      4: suffering from severe mental illness; "of unsound mind" [syn:
         mentally ill, unsound, unstable]
      5: physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad
         heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth" [syn:
         bad, unfit, unsound]
      6: of e.g. advice

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  267 Moby Thesaurus words for "unsound":
     Albigensian, Arian, Catharist, Donatist, Ebionitist, Erastian,
     Gnostic, Jansenist, Jansenistic, Jovinianist, Jovinianistic,
     Lollard, Manichaean, Monophysite, Monophysitic, Montanist,
     Montanistic, Pelagian, Sabellian, Waldensian, Wyclifite, abnormal,
     adulterated, afflicted, ailing, antinomian, apocryphal, batty,
     bereft of reason, blemished, brainsick, broken-down, cachectic,
     chancy, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, crumbling, daft,
     damaged, dangerous, debilitated, decayed, decrepit, defective,
     deficient, delicate, deluded, demented, deprived of reason,
     deranged, desultory, dilapidated, diseased, disintegrating,
     disoriented, distraught, doubtful, drained, dubious, emanationist,
     enervated, erroneous, exhausted, failing, fallacious, fallible,
     faulty, feeble, flawed, flighty, flimsy, found wanting, fragile,
     frail, groundless, hairy, hallucinated, hazardous, healthless,
     heretical, heterodox, hylotheist, hylotheistic, ill, ill-advised,
     ill-considered, ill-contrived, ill-devised, ill-gauged, ill-judged,
     illogical, immature, impaired, imperfect, impolitic, imprecise,
     imprudent, impure, in poor health, inaccurate, inadequate,
     inadvisable, incomplete, inconclusive, inconsiderate, incorrect,
     indebted, indiscreet, inexact, inexpedient, infirm, injudicious,
     injured, insane, insecure, insensate, insolvent, insubstantial,
     invalid, irrational, jeopardous, lacking, languishing, loco,
     lunatic, mad, maddened, makeshift, manic, mazed, mediocre, mental,
     mentally deficient, meshuggah, mindless, misadvised, misguided,
     mixed, moon-struck, morbid, moribund, myopic, non compos,
     non compos mentis, nonorthodox, not all there, not perfect,
     not right, odd, of unsound mind, off, pale, pantheist, pantheistic,
     partial, patchy, pathological, peaked, peaky, perilous, poor,
     poorish, precarious, provisional, psycho, psychotic, queer,
     ramshackle, reasonless, reckless, reduced, reduced in health,
     rickety, risky, rocky, rotten, rotten at, run-down, senseless,
     shaky, shifting, shifty, short, shortsighted, sick, sickly,
     sketchy, slippery, specious, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, strange,
     temporary, tentative, tetched, thoughtless, ticklish, tottering,
     tottery, touched, treacherous, unaccepted, unadvised, unapproved,
     unauthentic, unauthoritative, unbalanced, uncanonical, uncertain,
     unconsidered, undependable, undeveloped, undiscerning, uneven,
     unfaithworthy, unfinished, unfirm, unforeseeing, unfounded,
     unhealthy, unhinged, unorthodox, unperfected, unpredictable,
     unproved, unreasonable, unreflecting, unreflective, unreliable,
     unrigorous, unsafe, unsane, unscriptural, unseeing, unsensible,
     unsettled, unsolid, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsturdy,
     unsubstantial, unsure, unsustained, untenable, unthinking,
     unthorough, unthoughtful, untrue, untrustworthy, unwell,
     unwholesome, unwise, valetudinarian, valetudinary, wandering, weak,
     weakened, weakly, wicked, with low resistance, witless, wobbly,
     wounded, wrong
  
  

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