well-grounded [wel-groun-did] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- based on good reasons; well-founded: His opposition to the scheme is well-grounded.
- well or thoroughly instructed in the basic principles of a subject: She is well-grounded in mathematics.
Origin of well-grounded Middle English word dating back to 1325–75 Related Words for well-grounded valid, versed, corroborated, substantiated Examples from the Web for well-grounded Contemporary Examples of well-grounded
There are a lot of remarkable things to explain, instead of hyping up a fear which is not well-grounded.
August 4, 2014
They are highly intelligent, well-grounded parents with strong values.
December 12, 2013
Historical Examples of well-grounded
She cannot dance, and hates it; but she is well-grounded in music.
Elizabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse d’Orleans
Desiderius had to acknowledge that Lorand’s excuse was well-grounded.
Tom was well-grounded in math, had to be for his job as pilot.
Mark Irvin Clifton
All that is as nothing to a well-grounded apprehension as to one’s larder!
The truth is, the enmity is not so deep and well-grounded in the latter as in the former.
British Dictionary definitions for well-grounded well-grounded adjective (well grounded when postpositive)
- well instructed in the basic elements of a subject
- another term for well-founded