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unjust

[ uhn-juhst ]
/ ʌnˈdʒʌst /
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adjective
not just; lacking in justice or fairness: unjust criticism; an unjust ruler.
Archaic. unfaithful or dishonest.
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Origin of unjust

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at un-1, just1

OTHER WORDS FROM unjust

un·just·ly, adverbun·just·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unjust

unjust
/ (ʌnˈdʒʌst) /

adjective
not in accordance with accepted standards of fairness or justice; unfair

Derived forms of unjust

unjustly, adverbunjustness, noun
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