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unjust Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    • used unfair methods
    • it was an unfair trial
    • took an unfair advantage
  2. adjective violating principles of justice
    • unjust punishment
    • an unjust judge
    • an unjust accusation
  3. adjective not equitable or fair
    • the inequitable division of wealth
    • inequitable taxation

Un*just" adjective
  1. Acting contrary to the standard of right; not animated or controlled by justice; false; dishonest; as, an unjust man or judge.
  2. Contrary to justice and right; prompted by a spirit of injustice; wrongful; as, an unjust sentence; an unjust demand; an unjust accusation. -- Un*just"ly, adv. -- Un*just"ness, n.

Webster 1913