not just; lacking in justice or fairness: unjust criticism; an unjust ruler.
Archaic. unfaithful or dishonest.
- un·just·ly, adverb
- un·just·ness, noun
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How to use unjust in a sentence
"All right," he said, his fighting blood more fully aroused than ever by the unjustness of the proceeding.The Cruise of the Dazzler | Jack London
Fanatical Montfanon, who abused the daughter with such unjustness, judged the father justly.Cosmopolis, Complete | Paul Bourget
Spotty called a halt when he had gone a couple of miles, and considered the question of the unjustness of his master.The Sweep Winner | Nat Gould
Yes, for his wit in providing for himself, but not for his unjustness.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4) | Richard Baxter
It is the unjustness of civilization that it sets up uniform and artificial standards for all persons.In the Wilderness | Charles Dudley Warner
British Dictionary definitions for unjust
not in accordance with accepted standards of fairness or justice; unfair
- unjustly, adverb
- unjustness, noun
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