AskDefine | Define unjust

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unjust adj
1 not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage" [syn: unfair] [ant: fair]
2 violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation" [ant: just]
3 not equitable or fair; "the inequitable division of wealth"; "inequitable taxation" [syn: inequitable] [ant: equitable]
4 not righteous; "`unjust' is an archaic term for `unrighteous'"

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Etymology

From un- + just.

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Adjective

  1. Not fair, just or right.
    The solution was very unjust.

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