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uncalled for

adjective as in malapropos

adjective as in unjustified

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Example Sentences

It may sound severe and uncalled-for from me, but every man who has forgotten his mother-tongue is tottering on his feet.

Nay, he had even made up his mind to give up altogether these uncalled-for visits.

His brothers and sisters were too fond of their step-mother to say how absurdly uncalled-for they thought this privilege.

Podbury's mirth immediately subsides into gravity, and he kicks several unoffending chairs with quite uncalled-for brutality.

Young Darwin made no reply, and seemingly did not hear the uncalled-for chidings.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uncalled-for, such as: accidental, avoidable, fortuitous, futile, inappropriate, and inessential.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.