Definitions for: Unjust


[adj] not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
[adj] not equitable or fair; "the inequitable division of wealth"; "inequitable taxation"
[adj] violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation"
[adj] not righteous; "`unjust' is an archaic term for `unrighteous'"



Webster (1913) Definition: Un*just", a.
1. Acting contrary to the standard of right; not animated or
controlled by justice; false; dishonest; as, an unjust man
or judge.

2. Contrary to justice and right; prompted by a spirit of
injustice; wrongful; as, an unjust sentence; an unjust
demand; an unjust accusation. -- Un*just"ly, adv. --
Un*just"ness, n.

Synonyms: actionable, below the belt, cheating(a), dirty, foul, inequitable, raw, unfair, unsporting, unsportsmanlike, wrongful

Antonyms: equitable, fair, just

See Also: dishonorable, dishonourable, partial, unjust, unrighteous, wrong

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