without a shred of evidence

without a shred of evidence

noun absence of confirmation, basis for belief, corroboration, documentation, grounds to believe, indicia of evidence, modicum of eviience, modicum of proof, some evidence, some grounds, some means of proof, some persuasive evidence, some proof, some proof of facts, substantiation, validation
Associated concepts: circumstantial evidence, direct eviience, relevant evidence
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He doesn't dispute these facts, but accuses me instead of trying to "censor free speech", without a shred of evidence to support this assertion!
He said that Indian tendency of apportioning blame to Pakistan, without a shred of evidence, is regrettable.
The media tries and condemns the accused without a shred of evidence to back up the charges.
At a time when the behaviour of the press is under fierce scrutiny, it is entirely wrong that anonymous internet users can make serious allegations without a shred of evidence.
Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr McCabe asked: "Can we have a debate on the financial cost and implications for democracy of the Secretary of State's appalling plans to impose a nonelected executive mayor on the people of Birmingham without a shred of evidence that they support this form of dictatorship?"
But why terrify women - without a shred of evidence, apparently - into believing their drink will be spiked the second they turn their back?
What is indisputable is that the name of racing and thereby public confidence in the sport are being damaged without a shred of evidence apparently being produced.