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English definition of “unsupported”

unsupported

adjective uk   /ˌʌn.səˈpɔː.tɪd/ us    /-ˈpɔːr.t̬ɪd/

unsupported adjective (OPINION)

If someone's opinions or statements are unsupported, they do not have any proof or evidence to show that they are true: unsupported allegations Most of the report consists of generalized observations, unsupported by dates, names and times.

unsupported adjective (PERSON)

not receiving any help or encouragement from other people: He made several attempts to reach the North Pole unsupported.

unsupported adjective (STRUCTURE)

describes a structure or object that does not use any other object or person to support its weight, especially from below to stop it from falling: to stand unsupported the largest unsupported marble dome in the world
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