unwarranted


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Related to unwarranted: unwarrantedly, uncalled for

un·war·rant·ed

 (ŭn-wôr′ən-tĭd, -wŏr′-)
adj.
Having no justification; groundless: unwarranted suspicions of dishonest dealing. See Synonyms at baseless.

unwarranted

(ʌnˈwɒrəntɪd)
adj
1. lacking justification or authorization
2. another word for unwarrantable

un•war•rant•ed

(ʌnˈwɔr ən tɪd, -ˈwɒr-)
adj.
not justified.
[1575–80]
un•war′rant•ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unwarranted - incapable of being justified or explainedunwarranted - incapable of being justified or explained
inexcusable - without excuse or justification
2.unwarranted - without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy"
unsupported - not sustained or maintained by nonmaterial aid; "unsupported accusations"
3.unwarranted - lacking justification or authorization; "desire for undue private profit"; "unwarranted limitations of personal freedom"
unreasonable - not reasonable; not showing good judgment

unwarranted

adjective unnecessary, unjustified, indefensible, wrong, unreasonable, unjust, gratuitous, unprovoked, inexcusable, groundless, uncalled-for an unwarranted interference in the country's internal affairs

unwarranted

adjective
Having no basis or foundation in fact:
Translations

unwarranted

[ʌnˈwɒrəntɪd] ADJinjustificado

unwarranted

[ʌnˈwɒrəntɪd] adjinjustifié(e)

unwarranted

unwarranted

[ʌnˈwɒrntɪd] adjingiustificato/a
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But by dint of much and earnest contemplation, and oft repeated ponderings, and especially by throwing open the little window towards the back of the entry, you at last come to the conclusion that such an idea, however wild, might not be altogether unwarranted.
And making this concession, I affirm that (with the sole exception of duties on imports and exports) they would, under the plan of the convention, retain that authority in the most absolute and unqualified sense; and that an attempt on the part of the national government to abridge them in the exercise of it, would be a violent assumption of power, unwarranted by any article or clause of its Constitution.
Pausing upon the brink of the ledge I upbraided myself for what now seemed to me wholly unwarranted apprehension.
Unwarranted generosity would have aroused suspicion.
An unwarranted confidence in the sanctity of its apostles--a proneness to regard them as incapable of guile--and an impatience of the least suspicion to their rectitude as men or Christians, have ever been prevailing faults in the Church.
These conversations were considered by the captain of a "mysterious and unwarranted nature," and related, no doubt, to some foul conspiracy that was brewing among them.
The slight- est allusion to his clothing had the power to puzzle and frighten especially, as if it were something utterly unwarranted and incomprehensible.
At two in the morning they routed us out of bed--another piece of unwarranted cruelty--another stupid effort of our dragoman to get ahead of a rival.
No word had been said to give me anything to think about, and any surmises I might make were unwarranted.
She thought them totally unwarranted, and the repulsion which this exceptional severity excited in her was in danger of making the more persistent tenderness unacceptable.
The oyster pirates lay snugly together at short hawsers, the weather being fine, and they protested loudly at our ignorance in putting out such an unwarranted length of anchor-chain.
Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.