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Wordnet 3.0


1. not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception;
- Example: "used unfair methods"
- Example: "it was an unfair trial"
- Example: "took an unfair advantage"
[syn: unfair, unjust]

2. violating principles of justice;
- Example: "unjust punishment"
- Example: "an unjust judge"
- Example: "an unjust accusation"

3. not equitable or fair;
- Example: "the inequitable division of wealth"
- Example: "inequitable taxation"
[syn: inequitable, unjust]

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 or judge. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

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, unjust] [ant: fair, just] 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: equitable, just]
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.