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unjust

un·just

unjust

pronunciation:
uhn juhst
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: contrary to the principles of fairness or justice.
Minorities suffered unjust treatment by the government.He claimed that he was innocent and that his sentence was unjust.
antonyms:
fair, just, right
similar words:
raw, shameful, wrong
derivations: unjustly (adv.), unjustness (n.)
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