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1Not shown to be right or reasonable.‘unjustified price increases’
irrational, unreasonable, unsound, unreasoned, unfounded, groundless, unjustifiable, unjustifiedView synonyms
- ‘It led to unnecessary formalism and unjustified categorisation of witnesses.’
- ‘The writers community believes the protests over the book are unjustified and ridiculous.’
- ‘The term carries negative connotations, especially the insinuation that any mistrust or fear of others is unjustified and irrational.’
- ‘The owners' response was that the charterers' complaint was unjustified.’
- ‘I believe that we will be judged on this record and not by unkind and unjustified personal remarks in the press.’
- ‘Oppression or unjustified imposition can never be tolerated.’
- ‘It wounds our egos when patients leave us, no matter how unjustified their reasons.’
- ‘This is political correctness gone mad and yet another case of unjustified stereotyping.’
- ‘Can the director explain why demolished properties will be subject to unjustified disruption?’
- ‘They say the increase is unjustified because the car park is a magnet for vandals and has no lighting.’
- ‘Nor did he specify what action might be taken if evidence emerged of unjustified price rises.’
- ‘Many of the fears surrounding the bill are completely unjustified and baseless when you stop to take a look at it.’
- ‘All of the sudden, everything he did seemed somehow wrong - flawed, unjustified.’
- ‘Their methods and motives are now universally regarded as brutal, unfair and unjustified.’
- ‘The meeting was prompted by the high number of complaints by Bulgarian citizens of unjustified visa refusals.’
- ‘In my opinion, such a negative take is quite unjustified.’
- ‘A planning minister said last year that banning the mast on health grounds would be wholly unjustified.’
- ‘The indictment will not seek to prove that the war was justified or unjustified.’
- ‘An unjustified belief cannot transfer justification to another belief via the basis relation.’
- ‘The argument is between giving unjustified publicity to an unsupported claim and denying our readers an insight into a story of the day.’
(of printed text) not justified.unacceptable, unfair, unjust, unjustified, uncalled for, below the belt, out of turn, not done, unreasonable, unwarranted, unnecessary, wrong, beyond the pale, Improper, irregularView synonyms
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