unsubstantiated Definition

  • 1not supported or proven by evidence
  • 2lacking factual basis or justification

Using unsubstantiated: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unsubstantiated" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The allegations against him were completely unsubstantiated.

  • Example

    The claims of the company's success were found to be unsubstantiated.

  • Example

    The article was retracted due to its unsubstantiated claims.

  • Example

    The theory remains unsubstantiated by any scientific evidence.

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Phrases with unsubstantiated

  • a piece of information that is not supported by any evidence and is likely untrue


    The media spread an unsubstantiated rumor about the celebrity's personal life.

  • an assertion or statement that is not backed up by any evidence or proof


    The politician made several unsubstantiated claims during the debate.

  • a charge or allegation that is not supported by any evidence or proof


    The defendant denied the unsubstantiated accusation against him.


Summary: unsubstantiated in Brief

'Unsubstantiated' [ˌʌnsəbˈstænʃieɪtɪd] means lacking factual basis or justification, not supported or proven by evidence. It is often used to describe claims, rumors, or accusations that are baseless or unfounded, as in 'The allegations against him were completely unsubstantiated.'