What does unjust mean?

Definitions for unjustʌnˈdʒʌst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfair, unjust(adj)

    not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

    "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"

  2. unjust(adj)

    violating principles of justice

    "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation"

  3. inequitable, unjust(adj)

    not equitable or fair

    "the inequitable division of wealth"; "inequitable taxation"

Wiktionary

  1. unjust(Adjective)

    Not fair, just or right.

    The solution was very unjust.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unjust(adj)

    acting contrary to the standard of right; not animated or controlled by justice; false; dishonest; as, an unjust man or judge

  2. Unjust(adj)

    contrary to justice and right; prompted by a spirit of injustice; wrongful; as, an unjust sentence; an unjust demand; an unjust accusation

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unjust

    un-just′, adj. not just or controlled by justice: contrary to justice: dishonest, faithless.—adj. Unjus′tifīable, not justifiable.—n. Unjus′tifīableness.—advs. Unjus′tifīably; Unjust′ly.—n. Unjust′ness.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unjust in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unjust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seneca:

    Unjust dominion cannot be eternal.

  2. W. Somerset Maugham:

    The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore.

  3. Plato:

    When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.

  4. Mat Staver:

    Yes, I’m talking about civil disobedience, i’m talking about resistance and I’m talking about peaceful resistance against unjust laws and unjust rulings.

  5. Barack Obama:

    This is a country that allows everybody ... to protest actions that they think are unjust, But using any event as an excuse for violence is contrary to rule of law, contrary to who we are.

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