Unjust meaning

ŭn-jŭst
Not just or right; unfair; contrary to justice.
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Being in violation of principles of justice or fairness; unfair.

An unjust law.

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The definition of unjust is something unfair or not morally right.

If an innocent man is found guilty because the police lied, this is an example of an unjust verdict.

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(archaic) Faithless; dishonest.
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Not fair, just or right.

The solution was very unjust.

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Acting in violation of such principles; unfair in one's dealings and actions.

An unjust ruler.

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(obs.) Dishonest or unfaithful.
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Origin of unjust

  • From un- +"Ž just.

    From Wiktionary