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English adjective: unjust

1. unjust not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

SamplesUsed unfair methods.
It was an unfair trial.
Took an unfair advantage.


Similarbelow the belt, cheating, dirty, foul, raw, unsporting, unsportsmanlike

See alsopartial, unjust

Attributeequity, fairness

Antonymsfair, just

2. unjust violating principles of justice

SamplesUnjust punishment.
An unjust judge.
An unjust accusation.

Similaractionable, wrongful

See alsodishonorable, dishonourable, unfair, unjust, unrighteous, wrong


3. unjust not equitable or fair

SamplesThe inequitable division of wealth.
Inequitable taxation.


Antonymsequitable, just

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