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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 ?
And can the just by justice make men unjust, or speaking general can the good by virtue make them bad?
You say," Levin went on, "that it's unjust for me to receive five thousand, while the peasant has fifty; that's true.
No, excuse me, but if you consider this inequality is unjust, why is it you don't act accordingly?
And one of the doctors of Italy, Nicholas Machiavel, had the confidence to put in writing, almost in plain terms, That the Christian faith, had given up good men, in prey to those that are tyrannical and unjust.
You are most unjust," said the Member of the Legislature.
Voice indeed, as being the token of pleasure and pain, is imparted to others also, and thus much their nature is capable of, to perceive pleasure and pain, and to impart these sensations to others; but it is by speech that we are enabled to express what is useful for us, and what is hurtful, and of course what is just and what is unjust: for in this particular man differs from other animals, that he alone has a perception of good and evil, of just and unjust, and it is a participation of these common sentiments which forms a family and a city.
Nothing is more absurd and unjust than those crude labels of national character which label one country virtuous and another vicious, one musical and another literary.
In questions of just and unjust, fair and foul, good and evil, which are the subjects of our present consultation, ought we to follow the opinion of the many and to fear them; or the opinion of the one man who has understanding?
SOCRATES: Then, my friend, we must not regard what the many say of us: but what he, the one man who has understanding of just and unjust, will say, and what the truth will say.
There are but two methods of providing against this evil: the one by creating a will in the community independent of the majority -- that is, of the society itself; the other, by comprehending in the society so many separate descriptions of citizens as will render an unjust combination of a majority of the whole very improbable, if not impracticable.
True," said Madame de Villefort, with an intonation of voice which it is impossible to describe; "is it not unjust -- shamefully unjust?
Sir," said the count, "the world, unjust as it is, will be pleased with your resolution; your friends will be proud of you, and M.