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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Unjust  \Un*just"\,  a. 
  1.  Acting  contrary  to  the  standard  of  right  not  animated  or 
  controlled  by  justice;  false;  dishonest;  as  an  unjust  man 
  or  judge. 
 
  2.  Contrary  to  justice  and  right  prompted  by  a  spirit  of 
  injustice;  wrongful;  as  an  unjust  sentence;  an  unjust 
  demand;  an  unjust  accusation.  --  {Un*just"ly},  adv  -- 
  {Un*just"ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  unjust 
  adj  1:  not  fair;  marked  by  injustice  or  partiality  or  deception; 
  "used  unfair  methods";  "it  was  an  unfair  trial";  "took 
  an  unfair  advantage"  [syn:  {unfair}]  [ant:  {fair}] 
  2:  violating  principles  of  justice;  "unjust  punishment";  "an 
  unjust  judge";  "an  unjust  accusation"  [ant:  {just}] 
  3:  not  equitable  or  fair;  "the  inequitable  division  of  wealth"; 
  "inequitable  taxation"  [syn:  {inequitable}]  [ant:  {equitable}] 
  4:  not  righteous;  "`unjust'  is  an  archaic  term  for 
  `unrighteous'" 




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