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un·just

 (ŭn-jŭst′)
adj.
1. Being in violation of principles of justice or fairness; unfair: an unjust law.
2. Acting in violation of such principles; unfair in one's dealings and actions: an unjust ruler.
3. Archaic Faithless; dishonest.

un·just′ly adv.
un·just′ness n.

unjust

(ʌnˈdʒʌst)
adj
not in accordance with accepted standards of fairness or justice; unfair
unˈjustly adv
unˈjustness n

un•just

(ʌnˈdʒʌst)

adj.
1. not just; lacking in justice or fairness.
2. Archaic. unfaithful or dishonest.
[1350–1400]
un•just′ly, adv.
un•just′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unjust - not fairunjust - not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
unjust - violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation"
partial - showing favoritism
2.unjust - violating principles of justiceunjust - violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation"
unfair, unjust - not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
dishonorable, dishonourable - lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"
wrong - contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie"
unrighteous - not righteous; "an unrighteous man"; "an unrighteous law"
just - used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting; "a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln; "a kind and just man"; "a just reward"; "his just inheritance"
3.unjust - not equitable or fairunjust - not equitable or fair; "the inequitable division of wealth"; "inequitable taxation"

unjust

unjust

adjective
Not fair, right, or just:
Translations
غَيْر عادِل، جائِر
nespravedlivý
uretfærdig
ósanngjarn
netaisns
krivičen
adaletsizhaksız

unjust

[ˈʌnˈdʒʌst] ADJinjusto
she had been so unjusthabía sido muy injusta
to be unjust to sbser injusto con algn

unjust

[ˌʌnˈdʒʌst] adjinjuste

unjust

adjungerecht (to gegen); you’re being unjustdas ist ungerecht

unjust

[ʌnˈdʒʌst] adjingiusto/a
to be unjust to sb → essere ingiusto/a con or verso qn

unjust

(anˈdʒast) adjective
not just; unfair. Your suspicions are unjust.

unjust

a. injusto-a.
References in classic literature ?
Do your best at college, and when he sees that you try to please him, I'm sure he won't be hard on you or unjust to you.
The Great Manitou forbids that a Delaware should be unjust.
It would be bold, therefore, and possibly unjust, to venture a decisive opinion as to its merits; although it appears to have been at least a matter of doubt, whether Colonel Pyncheon's claim were not unduly stretched, in order to make it cover the small metes and bounds of Matthew Maule.
His own good sense taught him that such a training of his servants was unjust and dangerous.
The soldier is applauded who refuses to serve in an unjust war by those who do not refuse to sustain the unjust government which makes the war; is applauded by those whose own act and authority he disregards and sets at naught; as if the state were penitent to that degree that it hired one to scourge it while it sinned, but not to that degree that it left off sinning for a moment.
To imprison these men without proof, and starve their kindred, was no harm, for they were merely peasants and subject to the will and pleasure of their lord, no matter what fearful form it might take; but for these men to break out of unjust captivity was insult and outrage, and a thing not to be countenanced by any conscientious person who knew his duty to his sacred caste.
And I can understand how much it has cost you to remain under that unjust stigma to this time.
To all these com- plaints, no matter how unjust, the slave must an- swer never a word.
I know that you all love her really too well to be unjust or unkind; but excuse me, Mr.
He was neither so unjust, nor so ungrateful, as to leave his estate from his nephew;--but he left it to him on such terms as destroyed half the value of the bequest.
Of unjust treatment in detention and hardship, and in cruel separation from his wife and child, he foreshadowed the likelihood, or the certainty; but, beyond this, he dreaded nothing distinctly.
How can you be so aggravating,' said my mother, shedding more tears than before, 'as to talk in such an unjust manner