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unwarranted

un·war·rant·ed

unwarranted

 
pronunciation:
uhn wa rn tihd [or] uhn wo rn tihd
part of speech: adjective
definition: without justification; undeserved.
The accusations proved to be unwarranted.He was embarrassed by what he felt was unwarranted praise.
synonyms:
groundless, unfounded
antonyms:
justified, legitimate
similar words:
extravagant, gratuitous, idle, overdone, undue, unlawful, unreasonable, violent