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Definitions of unjust

  1. Unjustness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. not equitable or fair; "the inequitable division of wealth"; "inequitable taxation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. not righteous; "`unjust' is an archaic term for `unrighteous'" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Acting contrary to the standard of right; not animated or controlled by justice; false; dishonest; as, an unjust man or judge. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Unfair; not deserved; not just. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Contrary to justice and right; wrongful. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Contrary to the standard of right; wrongful; not equitable. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for unjust

  1. It is the most unjust thing! – A Girl in Ten Thousand by L. T. Meade
  2. He had been unjust to me; but who is free from moments of weakness? – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman