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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Unjust \Un*just"\, a.
1. Acting contrary to the standard of right; not animated or
controlled by justice; false; dishonest; as, an unjust man
2. Contrary to justice and right; prompted by a spirit of
injustice; wrongful; as, an unjust sentence; an unjust
demand; an unjust accusation.
[1913 Webster] -- Un*just"ly, adv. -- Un*just"ness, n.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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, unjust] [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, unjust] [ant:
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
UNJUST. That which is done against the perfect rights of another; that which
is against the established law; that which is opposed to a law which is the
test of right and wrong. 1 Toull. tit. prel. n. 5; Aust. Jur. 276, n.; Hein.
Lec. El. Sec. 1080.
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