HyperDic: unjust

English > 3 senses of the word unjust:
ADJECTIVEallunjust, unfairnot fair
allunjustviolating / violating principles of justice
allunjust, inequitablenot equitable or fair
unjust > pronunciation
Soundsahnjhah'st
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > unjust: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception.
Synonymunfair
Attribute offairness, equityconformity with rules or standards
Narrowerbelow the beltdisregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing)
cheating, dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlikeviolating accepted standards or rules
rawbrutally unfair or harsh
See alsopartialshowing favoritism
unjustviolating / violating principles of justice
Oppositefair, justFree from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception
Spanishinjusto
Catalaninjust
Nounsunjustnessthe practice of being unjust / unjust / unjust or unfair
English > unjust: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningviolating / violating principles of justice.
Examples
  • "unjust punishment"
  • "an unjust judge"
  • "an unjust accusation"
Narroweractionableaffording grounds for legal action
wrongfulnot just or fair
See alsodishonorable, dishonourablelacking honor or integrity
unfair, unjustnot fair
unrighteousnot righteous
wrongcontrary to conscience or morality or law
OppositejustUsed especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
Spanisharbitrario, injusto, parcial
Nounsunjustnessthe practice of being unjust / unjust / unjust or unfair
Adverbsunjustlyin an unjust / unjust / unjust manner
English > unjust: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot equitable or fair.
Synonyminequitable
Oppositeequitable, justFair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
Spanishdesigual, injusto
Nounsunjustnessthe practice of being unjust / unjust / unjust or unfair

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