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unsound

said of an animal, usually a horse, which has been examined for soundness and found to be unsatisfactory.
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The belief that war paid proved to be a 'great illusion', since the fiscal exigencies of the Peloponnesian war gravely burdened the economy of Athens and exhausted its unsoundly based treasury, leading to its eventual collapse (Michell 1957, p.
was documented as being disassembled unsafely and environmentally unsoundly in Chinese villages.
JOHN HIGGINS slept unsoundly in his bed last night after a 12th century haunted hotel put the wind up the worried world champion.