adjective Date: 14th century 1. characterized by injustice ; unfair 2. archaic dishonest, faithlessunjustly adverbunjustness noun

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  • 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

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