synonyms
  • definitions

uncalled-for

[ uhn-kawld-fawr ]SEE DEFINITION OF uncalled-for
  • adj.unnecessary
  • adj.unjustified

Synonyms for uncalled-for

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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNCALLED-FOR

At breakfast Miss Smedley behaved in a most mean and uncalled-for manner.

Nell's face flamed; then, ashamed of the uncalled-for blush, she laughed.

Mrs. Otway had begun by listening in silence to this uncalled-for outburst.

"War is one thing, and uncalled-for heartlessness is another," he said.

Was there ever anything so ridiculous and uncalled-for as a school-feast?

How should we account to the world for our uncalled-for escort?

Mrs. Palmer must do him the justice to withdraw her most uncalled-for assertions.

Indeed, you will do both, if you give way to this most uncalled-for gloom.

Yes, the worst had come at last, and an uncalled-for insult with it.

The aristocratic Merle resented the uncalled-for tug by a flash of teeth.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNCALLED-FOR

gratuitous

adjectivenot necessary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
  • PREVIOUS
  • NEXT