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 unjust sentence; an unjust demand; an unjust accusation. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*just"ly}, adv. -- {Un*just"ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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