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synonyms for unjustified

  • gratuitous
  • insulting
  • needless
  • unwarranted
  • iniquitous
  • injudicious
  • uncalled for
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antonyms for unjustified

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  • needed
  • reasonable
  • warranted
  • justified
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How to use unjustified in a sentence

Several major food exporting countries, led by Canada, complained at a World Trade Organization meeting this month that China’s screening procedures amount to “unjustified restrictions on trade,” according to Reuters.
WHY CHINA KEEPS RETURNING TO A QUESTIONABLE THEORY ABOUT ITS COVID-19 OUTBREAKSEAMONBARRETTNOVEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
Rather, there is now global consensus that Google gained unjustified advantages through preferentially treating its own services within its general search results pages by displaying various forms of grouped specialised search results.
ACT NOW BEFORE GOOGLE KILLS US, 135-STRONG COALITION OF STARTUPS WARNS EU ANTITRUST CHIEFNATASHA LOMASNOVEMBER 12, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Law enforcement's morale is pretty low right now, given the criticism they face, in many cases, unjustified criticism they face from the media as soon as there's an officer-involved shooting.
THE TRAILER: REPUBLICANS BUILD THEIR OWN FAN CLUBS IN IOWADAVID WEIGELOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Shifting more police work online could limit physical interactions that have sometimes led to tragic and unjustified shooting deaths.
AMERICAN ANGER: TOO HOT TO HANDLE?NICK FOURIEZOSSEPTEMBER 27, 2020OZY
It is a word that, if misused, can cause unreasonable fear, or unjustified acceptance that the fight is over, leading to unnecessary suffering and death.
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The presumption that people did not study nature in the olden time is quite unjustified.
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEWJAMES J. WALSH
Even if the imperfect is the true reading, which is improbable, this translation is unjustified.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
But the conclusion is entirely unjustified that this condition indicates the lack of breath-control.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
But as soon as doubt, justified or unjustified, occurs, the question takes quite a different form.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
Against such combinations, external and unjustified, not even the most educated and skilful is safe.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
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WORDS RELATED TO UNJUSTIFIED

  • bottomless
  • flimsy
  • foundationless
  • gratuitous
  • groundless
  • reasonless
  • unconfirmed
  • uncorroborated
  • unfounded
  • ungrounded
  • unjustifiable
  • unjustified
  • unsubstantiated
  • unsupported
  • untenable
  • unwarranted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.