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adverb as in unfairly

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We can’t let more years, more decades keep going by while we talk about something that we know is a grossly unjust situation.

These unjust legacies have impacted their access to health care services, education, water affordability, and other critical resources.

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What responsibility was taken by cops when they kill unjustly?

That is why I visited my relatives in Iran in 2011, when I was unjustly arrested and charged with espionage.

He maintains a list of people with ID whom he believes were unjustly convicted after false confessions.

As in any other area of law, though, such a belief is not inconsistent with a belief that people may be unjustly accused.

The claim is that they “unjustly enriched” themselves while damaging the image of the U.S. Postal Service.

And now that you have made him suffer unjustly, and spoiled all life held for me, the judgment of God is upon you.

He was unjustly accused of an attempt to impose upon the world a spurious volume of letters and papers in the name of Shakspeare.

Time passed on—days, weeks, and even months, came and went—but Mike did not "pay off" the boy who had so unjustly abused him.

Her prophets are senseless, men without faith: her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have acted unjustly against the law.

Some of them seem to have been the friends and teachers of the far-famed, and I believe unjustly maligned, Robert Browne.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unjustly, such as: brutally, cruelly, unjustifiably, unlawfully, wrongfully, and wrongly.

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