unsound

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ sound.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

unsound ‎(comparative more unsound or unsounder, superlative most unsound or unsoundest)

  1. Not sound; not whole; not solid; defective; infirm; diseased.
  2. (of a horse) Suffering ill-health that affects suitability for intended work.
    • 1822, Sir John Comyns and Anthony Hammond, A Digest of the Laws of England:
      ... A horse labouring under a temporary injury, capable of being speedily cured, is not unsound within the meaning of a warranty of soundness ...

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