baseless

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base +‎ -less

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baseless ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of reasoning: based on something that is not true.
    baseless accusations; baseless rumors
  2. Without a physical base.
    • 2009, Penelope Curtis, On the meanings of sculpture in painting (volume 1, page 18)
      More significant still — and most obviously in debt to the painterly imagination — this floating statue is the first baseless statue ever made. It is as though Bernini had taken Michelangelo's 'Pieta' and made it fly.

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