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See definition of uncalled for on Dictionary.com
  • as inmalapropos
  • as inmisguided
  • as inpurposeless
  • as inunjustified

synonyms for uncalled for

  • inapposite
  • inapt
  • infelicitous
  • inopportune
  • tactless
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
  • untimely
  • confused
  • erroneous
  • foolish
  • misplaced
  • mistaken
  • unreasonable
  • unwarranted
  • unwise
  • bearded
  • deceived
  • misled
  • stonewalled
  • wrong
  • bum-steer
  • disinformed
  • faked-out
  • imprudent
  • indiscreet
  • inexpedient
  • injudicious
  • led up the garden path
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How to use uncalled for in a sentence

As long as I had seen her and found her beautiful, this announcement seemed uncalled for.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
Something in the tone of the man seemed to his listener uncalled for—in a sense reproachful, singular.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
But no other instance of for-tened is known, nor yet of crece as short for increes (increase).
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
At length the long looked-for copy arrived, he saw it, composed himself and died, 1543.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
It was nearly eleven o'clock when the free-for-all running race was announced.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
The sepoys usually swarm out hell-for-leather and we rush to meet them.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The good man then devoted his unlooked-for fortune to philanthropies in concert with Judge Popinot.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
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WORDS RELATED TO UNCALLED FOR

  • inapposite
  • inapt
  • infelicitous
  • inopportune
  • tactless
  • uncalled for
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
  • untimely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.