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Definition of "unjust" []

  • Violating principles of justice or fairness; unfair: "monstrously unjust and socially harmful” ( Anna Garlin Spencer). (adjective)
  • Archaic Faithless; dishonest. (adjective)
  • Not in accordance with accepted standards of fairness or justice; unfair (adjective)

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Use "unjust" in a sentence
  • "Why, if she is displeased with you she must be unjust, _and is she ever unjust_?"
  • "One group, known as Occupy Black Friday, is urging shoppers to bypass chain stores in favor of small and local businesses, while another group, named Don't Occupy Walmart, is organizing a boycott of Walmart stores in protest of what it calls unjust and anti-union practices on the part of the retail giant."
  • "Gadhafi implored Obama to stop the NATO-led air campaign, which he called an "unjust war against a small people of a developing country.""