unjustly


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unjustly - in an unjust mannerunjustly - in an unjust manner; "he was unjustly singled out for punishment"
justifiedly, justly, rightly - with honesty; "he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time"
Translations

unjustly

[ˈʌnˈdʒʌstlɪ] ADVinjustamente
they had unjustly accused him of lyinglo habían acusado injustamente de mentir

unjustly

[ˌʌnˈdʒʌstli] advinjustement

unjustly

advzu Unrecht; judge, treatungerecht

unjustly

[ʌnˈdʒʌstlɪ] advingiustamente
References in classic literature ?
It is painful to me to be unjustly accused, and I shall see that I am not.
Many idle stories were told about this society, which from a certain quality may be, perhaps not unjustly, supposed to have come from the society themselves.
And if the nature of justice and injustice be known, then the meaning of acting unjustly and being unjust, or, again, of acting justly, will also be perfectly clear?
The Crito seems intended to exhibit the character of Socrates in one light only, not as the philosopher, fulfilling a divine mission and trusting in the will of heaven, but simply as the good citizen, who having been unjustly condemned is willing to give up his life in obedience to the laws of the state.
At first they seemed rather confused at my appearance dreading no doubt that I might call them to account for the money which our Grandfather had left me and which they had unjustly deprived me of, but finding that I mentioned nothing of the Matter, they desired me to step into the Basket as we might there converse with greater ease.
But on this June day in the year of our Lord 1243, Henry so forgot himself as to very unjustly accuse De Montfort of treason in the presence of a number of the King's gentlemen.
One of those letters contains some very painful statements, reflecting most untruly and unjustly on my conduct; lies, in short," her Ladyship burst out, losing her dignity, as usual.
I can feel for anyone that is unjustly treated,' I replied, 'and I can feel for those that injure them too.
This afternoon, instead of dreaming of Deepden, I was wondering how a man who wished to do right could act so unjustly and unwisely as Charles the First sometimes did; and I thought what a pity it was that, with his integrity and conscientiousness, he could see no farther than the prerogatives of the crown.
Keep the money, for it is your own," said Robin; "I have but made the Bishop return that which he extorted unjustly.
He saw, in a vision, the family pew, the somnolent cushions, the Bibles, the psalm-books, Maria with her smelling-salts, his father sitting spectacled and critical; and at once he was struck with indignation, not unjustly.
Now, it was the "monster" who, justly or unjustly, was accused of their disappearance, and, thanks to it, communication between the different continents became more and more dangerous.