un·just adj: characterized by injustice: deficient in justice and fairnessan unjust sentenceun·just·ly advun·just·ness n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
biased, crooked, dishonorable, heinous, immoral, improper, inequitable, influenced, iniquitous, iniquus, iniurius, iniustus, interested, jaundiced, partial, prejudiced, prepossessed, undeserved, unequal, unfair, unjustifiable, unmerited, unprincipled, unreasonable, unwarranted, venal, warped, wicked, wrong, wrongful
associated concepts: unjust decision, unjust enrichment, unjust penalty, unjust sentence
delinquent (guilty of a misdeed), inequitable, iniquitous, one-sided, partial (biased), peccant (culpable), prejudicial, severe, unconscionable, unfair, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unscrupulous, unwarranted, wrongful
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
adj.Not just; unfair.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
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Unjust — Datos generales Origen Richmond, California, Estados Unidos … Wikipedia Español
Unjust — Un*just , a. 1. Acting contrary to the standard of right; not animated or controlled by justice; false; dishonest; as, an unjust man or judge. [1913 Webster] 2. Contrary to justice and right; prompted by a spirit of injustice; wrongful; as, an… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
unjust — [unjust′] adj. 1. not just or right; unfair; contrary to justice 2. Obs. dishonest or unfaithful unjustly adv. unjustness n … English World dictionary
unjust — late 14c., of persons, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + JUST (Cf. just). Of actions, attested from c.1400 … Etymology dictionary
unjust — [adj] not fair below the belt*, biased, fixed*, inequitable, influenced, low down*, one sided, partial, partisan, prejudiced, shabby*, underhand, undeserved, unfair, unforgivable, unjustified, unmerited, unrighteous, wrong, wrongful; concept 545… … New thesaurus
unjust — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not just; unfair. DERIVATIVES unjustly adverb … English terms dictionary
unjust — adj. 1) unjust of 2) unjust to 3) unjust to + int. (it was unjust of him to accuse you without proof) 4) unjust that + clause (it s unjust that our side of the story was never heard) * * * [ʌn dʒʌst] unjust of unjust to unjust to + inf. (it was… … Combinatory dictionary
unjust — [[t]ʌ̱nʤʌ̱st[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe an action, system, or law as unjust, you think that it treats a person or group badly in a way that they do not deserve. The attack on Charles was deeply unjust... He spent 25 years campaigning against … English dictionary
unjust — unjustly, adv. unjustness, n. /un just /, adj. 1. not just; lacking in justice or fairness: unjust criticism; an unjust ruler. 2. Archaic. unfaithful or dishonest. [1350 1400; ME; see UN 1, JUST1] Syn. 1. inequitable, partial, unfair, prejudiced … Universalium
unjust — un|just [ ʌn dʒʌst ] adjective an unjust decision, judgment, or action is not fair or reasonable, or is not done according to accepted legal or moral standards: UNFAIR: unjust criticism ╾ un|just|ly adverb … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English