verb (used with object)
Origin of warrant
Examples from the Web for unwarranted
Americans have a right to fear over-zealous and unwarranted surveillance by the NSA.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The inference that the child was treated as an equal in the community is unwarranted.
It was partly the wish for a right to privacy from unwarranted government intrusion that set in motion the American Revolution.Snowden Deserves the Medal of Freedom, Not Prosecution|Jay Parini|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But she argues that the sabotage charge is unwarranted—a gratuitous retaliation for making the Obama administration look bad.
Some couples who have been early to marry and early to divorce may “internalize an unwarranted sense of guilt or shame.”The Gay Divorce Trap: When Same-Sex Marriage Goes Wrong|Lizzie Crocker|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The action had a certain definiteness in it, unwarranted by the slightness of the meeting.
Rule 6, in that exaggerated and unwarranted claims are made for its therapeutic qualities.
The Archbishop of Turin was banished and died in exile for having spoken in reproof of these unwarranted usurpations.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
If its actions do not respond to the necessities, they are unwarranted.The Data of Ethics|Herbert Spencer
I do not mean by this that I have invented detail in any unwarranted fashion.The Laughing Prince|Parker Fillmore
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Word Origin for warrant
Idioms and Phrases with unwarranted
see sign one's own death warrant.