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
References in classic literature ?
No word had been said to give me anything to think about, and any surmises I might make were 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.
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.
Unwarranted generosity would have aroused suspicion.
Matthew decided that he would give her one; that surely could not be objected to as an unwarranted putting in of his oar.
I felt quite amused at his unwarranted choler, and while he stumped indignantly up and down I fell to dwelling upon the romance of the fog.
There is no reason--so Watson argues--to suppose that their knowledge IS anything beyond the habits shown in this behaviour: the inference that other people have something nonphysical called "mind" or "thought" is therefore unwarranted.
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.
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.