Ill-founded sentence example
- These show that the very few facts known with certainty were freely supplemented by a number of ill-founded conjectures, and sometimes even by " figments and falsehoods, which in the earliest times, no less than nowadays, used to be put forth by raw smatterers and copyists to be swallowed of men."
- The volatile oils have for centuries been regarded as of value in disorders of the reproductive organs, and the reputation of myrrh in this connexion is simply a survival of this ancient but ill-founded belief.
- There is now little doubt that the claim formerly advanced in favour of the Chinese is ill-founded.
- The conclusion that with good taxes long established the burden of taxation tends to become equal over the whole community was certainly not ill founded in the circumstances of former times, and may be accepted as true even in the present day.
- were irreconcilable Yorkists who had suffered by the change of dynasty; but their hopes of success rested less on their own strength than on the not ill-founded notion that England would tire of any ruler who had to raise taxes and reward his partisans.Advertisement
- ill-founded claims which have no real chance of success.
- ill-founded public fears.
- ill-founded attack on colleges and universities, I thought.
- ill-founded views of blind and partially sighted people.
- ill-founded cases may be declared inadmissible by unanimous vote of a committee of three judges.Advertisement
- In a two page ruling, the European court of human rights threw out her appeal as " manifestly ill-founded " .
- so the question he then had was: ' Why are we persecuting people around a doctrine that is so ill-founded?
- I believe you have accepted and are presented arguments which are not only ill-founded, they are embarassingly wrong.
- Director Dominic Champagne's claim that you could attend the show repeatedly and see new things each time is not ill-founded.
- The corollary is that where they do have adequate information they can be expected to accept the penalty if their judgements prove ill-founded.Advertisement