unjustifiably


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un·jus·ti·fi·a·ble

 (ŭn-jŭs′tə-fī′ə-bəl, ŭn′jŭs-tə-fī′-)
adj.
Impossible to excuse, pardon, or justify: took an unjustifiable risk.

un·jus′ti·fi′a·bly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unjustifiably - without any excuseunjustifiably - without any excuse; "he is unjustifiably harsh on her"
justifiably - with good reason; "he is justifiably bitter"
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Translations

unjustifiably

[ʌnˈdʒʌstɪfaɪəblɪ] ADVinjustificadamente
they have been unjustifiably treated by the medialos medios de comunicación los han tratado injustificadamente or de forma injustificada
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

unjustifiably

[ˌʌndʒʌstɪˈfaɪəbli] advsans justification
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

unjustifiably

adv expensive, severe, criticalungerechtfertigt; rudeunnötig; criticize, dismiss, praisezu Unrecht; actungerechtfertigt; they have been unjustifiably wronged by the mediasie sind von den Medien zu Unrecht angegriffen worden
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unjustifiably

[ʌnˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪəblɪ] advsenza motivo
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References in classic literature ?
He considered the attitude of the Marchioness unjustifiably frivolous.
Socrates undertakes to show that Meletus (rather unjustifiably) has been compounding a riddle in this part of the indictment: 'There are no gods, but Socrates believes in the existence of the sons of gods, which is absurd.'
I must therefore remind you, that when we first talked over together that class of productions, in one of which the private and family affairs of your learned northern friend, Mr Oldbuck of Monkbarns, were so unjustifiably exposed to the public, some discussion occurred between us concerning the cause of the popularity these works have attained in this idle age, which, whatever other merit they possess, must be admitted to be hastily written, and in violation of every rule assigned to the epopeia.
Sir Percival merely answered by upbraiding his friend with having unjustifiably slighted his wishes and neglected his interests all through the day.
He was a man of narrow mind and imperfect education, and his uncompromising bigotry was made hot and mischievous by violent and hasty passions; he exerted his influence indecorously and unjustifiably to compass the death of the enthusiasts; and his whole conduct, in respect to them, was marked by brutal cruelty.
'The Council of Governors versus the Salaries and Remuneration Commission pronounced that denying some state officers similar benefits enjoyed by other state officers is discriminatory, unjustifiably selective and contrary to Article 27 of the Constitution' Thomi said.
Director of public prosecutions Noodin Haji said: "They broke the law on public finance management under the guise of carrying out legitimate commercial transactions, colossal amounts were unjustifiably and illegally paid out through a well choreographed scheme by government officers in collusion with private individuals and institutions."
Abimbola said that the law empowers the chief judge to release any person arrested and remanded unjustifiably.
He said instead of supplying water to the people, the Sindh government was taking more interest in unjustifiably raising the tariff.
According to student Yasir Mengal, most of the candidates have unjustifiably been failed, although they have been gold medalists in their varsities.
LCCI President claimed that Section 38-B of Sales Tax Act, 1990 was being harmfully used by the officials of tax department as they were visiting markets and business premises to unjustifiably harass the business doing people.
As per the report, there are boundaries in place to ensure the babies' names are reasonable in length and do not offend nor unjustifiably resemble an official title or rank.