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1. unjustified

adjective. ['ənˈdʒʌstəˌfaɪd'] lacking justification or authorization.

Synonyms

  • unwarranted
  • unreasonable

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • supported
  • excusable

Etymology

  • justified (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unjustified

  • dissatisfied
  • diversified
  • diversified
  • indemnified
  • intensified
  • justified
  • nonqualified
  • nullified
  • satisfied
  • satisfied
  • unclassified
  • undignified
  • undiversified
  • unidentified
  • unified
  • unqualified
  • unratified
  • unsatisfied
  • unspecified
  • unverified

Example sentences of the word unjustified


1. Adjective
Murder is the taking of a life with malice aforethought, a legal term that describes unjustified killing.

Quotes containing the word unjustified


1. First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

2. De jure objections are arguments of claims to the effect that Christian belief, whether or not true, is at any rate unjustifiable, or rationally unjustified, or irrational, or not intellectually respectable, or contrary to sound morality, or without sufficient evidence, or in some other way rationally unacceptable, not up to snuff from an intellectual point of view.
- Alvin Plantinga, Warranted Christian Belief

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