What does unjust mean?

Definitions for unjust
ʌnˈdʒʌstun·just

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfair, unjustadjective

    not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

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

  2. unjustadjective

    violating principles of justice

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

  3. inequitable, unjustadjective

    not equitable or fair

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

Wiktionary

  1. unjustadjective

    Not fair, just or right.

    The solution was very unjust.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unjustadjective

    Iniquitous; contrary to equity; contrary to justice. It is used both of persons and things.

    Etymology: injuste, Fr. injustus, Lat

    I should forge
    Quarrels unjust against the good and loyal,
    Destroying them for wealth. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    The Piercies,
    Finding his usurpation most unjust,
    Endeavour’d my advancement to the throne. William Shakespeare.

    He that is unjust in the least, is unjust also in much. Luke xvi.

    Succeeding kings just recovery of their right, from unjust usurpations and extortions, shall never be prejudiced by any act of mine. Charles I .

    Th’ unjust the just hath slain. John Milton.

    He who was so unjust as to do his brother an injury, will scarce be so just to condemn himself for it. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unjustadjective

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

  2. Unjustadjective

    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.

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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

Examples of unjust in a Sentence

  1. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin:

    The Republican Majority Leader announced over the weekend that he was going to hold this nomination of Loretta Lynch until the bill, which is pending before the Senate passes, whenever that may be, and so Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman nominated to be attorney general, is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar. That is unfair. It's unjust. It is beneath the decorum and dignity of the United States Senate. This woman deserves fairness.

  2. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    When the solution helps move a system from an equilibrium that is unjust (where there is suffering, exclusion or marginalization) and helps establish a new, more just, equilibrium then social entrepreneurship is at work.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Nancy Pelosi SLAMS CALIFORNIA ICE RAID AS' UNJUST AND CRUEL' AMID OUTCRY OVER MAYOR'S TIPOFF TO IMMIGRANTS The people of California will not be bowed by the Trump administration's brazen aggression and intimidation tactics, californians will continue to proudly keep our doors open to the immigrants who make America more American. We will fight this sham lawsuit and will fight all cowardly attacks on our immigrant communities. But in his remarks, Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared to be happy to fight, promising that the administration will win the fight and protect law enforcement in doing their jobs.

  4. Mat Staver:

    I’m calling for people to not recognize the legitimacy of that ruling because it’s not grounded in the Rule of Law, they need to resist that ruling in every way possible. In a peaceful way – they need to resist it as much as Martin Luther King, Jr. resisted unjust laws in his time.

  5. Ryan Pack:

    What's more unjust, cruel, and disgusting than humanity and Hell? God.

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