unsoundness


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for unsoundness

Antonyms for unsoundness

a condition of damage or decay

a misconception that is fallacious and not true or valid

Related Words

not mentally or physically healthy

References in periodicals archive ?
Regardless of its qualities and of its flaws, of its soundness or its unsoundness, of its failure or its success, this theory reshaped the world order.
I FRANCIS WHARTON, A TREATISE ON MENTAL UNSOUNDNESS, EMBRACING A GENERAL VIEW OF PSYCHOLOGICAL LAW xiii (4th ed.
Quite possibly the delicacy of the topic of the King's unsoundness of mind would have additionally dissuaded Austen-- had she ever been inclined to endow one of her characters with mental illness after the instances of it in her own family--from alluding even slightly to such circumstances, except in the fashion of literary conventions.
In section 4, I showed the unsoundness of Lester's argument that maximising liberty, qua (L), requires the sort of property rules that underlie free markets.
prosecuted--proved the unsoundness of the extreme view of advocacy
Al Hamidi added that any indications of financial unsoundness of individual banks or the overall banking system will provide an indication of how likely it is that the problems will be transmitted to the real economy such as through a reduction in credit supply.
The Transitional Justice Coordination Group and other human rights, women's rights and civil society groups have repeatedly voiced their concerns about the unsoundness of "peace without justice" strategy to the government and the international community and have consistently advocated a strategy of "peace with justice", demanding development and enhancement of the country's justice system.
This is not to minimize the theoretical unsoundness of many aspects of the local property tax (such as the number of particularlistic exclusions), (168) but it is to make the claim that deviations from the ideal should be seen as less problematic from the perspective of the federal government.
1973) ("There is nothing in the Copyright Act to suggest that the courts are to pass upon the truth or falsity, the soundness or unsoundness, of the views embodied in a copyrighted work.
This is not usually done by arguing the matter directly, but rather by establishing the unsoundness of the opponent's argument.
To look at him, he's absolutely fine and, but for the bit of unsoundness, health-wise I'd have been happy running him in the Champion Stakes final again tomorrow.
Versfeld kom wel naby aan die idee van die waansin van die kunstenaar, met sy oortuiging dat die digter 'n bepaalde unsoundness of mind (93/138) het, maar laasgenoemde het heel min met 'n gesekulariseerde inspirasie-idee te maak en alles met die verset teen 'n dominante vorm van redelikheid.
As long as the practitioner certifies the persona lunatic a certification that the magistrate could likely predict, given that he appoints the practitioner--the magistrate may consider a broad range of conditions to constitute unsoundness of the mind.
will be in addition to the existing grounds for divorce, which include adultery, cruelty, desertion, conversion to another religion, unsoundness of mind, virulent and incurable form of leprosy, venereal disease in a communicable form, renouncement of the world and not heard as being alive for a period of seven years.