What does uncalled-for mean?

Definitions for uncalled-forʌnˈkɔldˌfɔr

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word uncalled-for.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncalled-for(adj)

    not required or requested

    "uncalled-for suggestions"

  2. gratuitous, needless, uncalled-for(adj)

    unnecessary and unwarranted

    "a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life"


  1. uncalled-for(Adjective)

    Unwanted; not requested or required.

  2. uncalled-for(Adjective)

    Unwarranted, disproportionate, or inappropriate; not deserved or justified, especially when rude or offensive.

    That nasty remark was uncalled-for.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncalled-for(adj)

    not called for; not required or needed; improper; gratuitous; wanton


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncalled-for in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncalled-for in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Patricia Cleary.Read MoreStill:

    As it went on and people kept screaming, i'm like, 'That's not that funny...it's uncalled for.'.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Anybody who holds grudges against anyone/any people is hateful/uncalled for. But, anyone who do forgive all and sundry wholly/wholeheartedly is loveful/called for.

  3. Justin Pugh:

    I feel bad for Geno, too, he didn’t ask to be put in this situation. A lot of disrespect and hate were thrown his way. It’s just uncalled for. I get that everyone wants to support Eli, but by supporting one man and putting another down is not the way to do it.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Happiness is meant to be an acquired taste. That is to say, happiness ought to be an attitude or lifestyle which you have to imbibe and portray over and over again. For, happiness is worth imbibing and portraying for life, unlike sadness which is ever uncalled for. -Emeasoba George


    Do spread true love wherever you go or wherever you find yourself. For, you've got to be spreading true love everywhere and every time. Besides that, true love per se is worth spreading all over again and again, unlike untrue love (hatred) which is ever uncalled for. ~Emeasoba George

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