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synonyms for unwarrantable

  • banned
  • criminal
  • illegitimate
  • illicit
  • irregular
  • outlawed
  • prohibited
  • smuggled
  • unauthorized
  • unconstitutional
  • unlawful
  • unlicensed
  • unwarranted
  • wrongful
  • actionable
  • black-market
  • bootleg
  • contraband
  • crooked
  • extralegal
  • felonious
  • forbidden
  • heavy
  • hot
  • interdicted
  • lawless
  • not approved
  • not legal
  • outside the law
  • proscribed
  • prosecutable
  • racket
  • shady
  • sub-rosa
  • taboo
  • under-the-table
  • unofficial
  • verboten
  • violating
  • wildcat

antonyms for unwarrantable

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  • authorized
  • blessed
  • ethical
  • good
  • justifiable
  • lawful
  • legal
  • legitimate
  • moral
  • permitted
  • right
  • warranted
  • allowed
  • permissible
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    How to use unwarrantable in a sentence

    We have warned them, from time to time, of attempts made by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us.
    KEY-NOTES OF AMERICAN LIBERTYVARIOUS
    Even in private houses, relations and intimate acquaintances are guilty of the most unwarrantable annoyances.
    TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
    "When Mr. Ruthven Smith took an unwarrantable liberty," Knight finished the sentence icily.
    THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
    I have called upon the Duke to apologize to me as the unwarrantable insult offered to me demands.
    THE LETTERS OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON TO MISS J. 1834-1851DUKE OF WELLINGTON
    Had not the belief, that evil lurked in the closet, gained admittance, and had not my actions betokened an unwarrantable security?
    WIELAND; OR THE TRANSFORMATIONCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
    It would be running an unwarrantable hazard; as indeed coming up here at all was unwarrantable.
    THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, MAY 1844VARIOUS
    This is a most unwarrantable,—sometimes a cruel,—drain upon parental kindness.
    ADVICE TO A YOUNG MAN UPON FIRST GOING TO OXFORDEDWARD BERENS
    But, occasionally, others say a word or two, which utterings are regarded by the two members as unwarrantable interruptions.
    GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
    This unwarrantable slur called forth the following pungent reply from the governor.
    THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, VOLUME II (OF 2)HAZARD STEVENS
    The King inveighs against unwarrantable attempts and unlawful combinations: even so inveighs the President.
    CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
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