Definition of uncorroborated in US English:

uncorroborated

adjective

  • Not confirmed or supported by other evidence or information.

    ‘the unreliability of uncorroborated confessions’
    • ‘The government has placed blame on the magazine for printing an unsubstantiated and uncorroborated story of this magnitude.’
    • ‘I found his account of events, where uncorroborated, to be unreliable to a quite significant degree.’
    • ‘Some states will attend sessions to defend against any circumstantial or uncorroborated evidence on their human rights situation.’
    • ‘If, in this process, the women provides uncorroborated evidence or any conflicting information, regardless of how minor, this may then be used in Court to ‘prove’ the complainant is lying or at least unreliable.’
    • ‘She was an accomplice; by law, her uncorroborated testimony was not enough on which to build a case.’
    • ‘We refer to the rules which oblige a trial judge to warn the jury of the danger of convicting upon the uncorroborated evidence of an accomplice.’
    • ‘That case followed the abolition of the requirement of a warning about convicting a person on the uncorroborated evidence of an accomplice or of the victim of an alleged sexual offence.’
    • ‘There was no independent or documentary evidence on this matter and I have I hope said enough to indicate that I cannot base any findings upon the defendant's uncorroborated evidence.’
    • ‘The information is described as unsubstantiated and uncorroborated, meaning that it came from one source, so it doesn't rise to any level of specificity or credibility, for that matter.’
    • ‘His allegations were uncorroborated and were contradicted by those who could have confirmed them.’
    • ‘But both sides thought this was a case where the jury should be told that it would be dangerous to convict on the uncorroborated evidence of the accomplices.’
    • ‘It was important that the jury be made aware of the dangers of convicting on the uncorroborated evidence of the witness but the extent of the warning would depend on the facts and circumstances of the case.’
    • ‘In trial after trial, prosecutors put the doctor on the witness stand and his uncorroborated, unsubstantiated testimony was enough to send people to prison for decades.’
    • ‘Two children did suggest that a third member of staff was involved; but they each named a different person, so that their allegations were wholly uncorroborated.’
    • ‘The lawyers claimed they were convicted on uncorroborated evidence of complainants, some of whom may have been motivated by possible compensation payouts.’
    • ‘Well, certainly we were denying our readers this information, but that was in part because this was uncorroborated information.’
    • ‘We make it clear that no findings have been made based on any uncorroborated statements where that evidence has been countered by live evidence.’
    • ‘The defense urged the judge to acquit the suspects, saying the evidence was uncorroborated and possibly fabricated.’
    • ‘All of the evidence came from the uncorroborated testimony of a private informant hired by the sheriff to conduct the sting operation.’
    • ‘The case was largely uncorroborated, so it did stand or fall on each individual complainant's evidence.’
    erroneous, false, untrue, wrong, incorrect, faulty, flawed, inaccurate, inexact, imprecise, mistaken, misinformed, misguided, misleading, deceptive, delusive, delusory, illusory, sophistic, specious, fictitious, spurious, fabricated, distorted, made up, trumped up
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Pronunciation

uncorroborated

/ˌənkəˈrɑbəˌreɪdəd//ˌənkəˈräbəˌrādəd/