unjustifiable

unjustifiable
adjective
1)

an unjustifiable extravagance

Syn:
indefensible, inexcusable, unforgivable, unpardonable, uncalled for, gratuitous, without justification, unwarrantable; excessive, immoderate
Ant:
reasonable
2)

an unjustifiable slur on his character

Syn:
groundless, unfounded, baseless, unsubstantiated, unconfirmed, uncorroborated, indefensible, irrational

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  • unjustifiable — un·jus·ti·fi·able /ˌən jəs tə ˌfī ə bəl, ˌjəs tə fī / adj: not justifiable un·jus·ti·fi·ably adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. unjustifiable …   Law dictionary

  • unjustifiable — (adj.) 1640s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + JUSTIFIABLE (Cf. justifiable). Related: Unjustifiably …   Etymology dictionary

  • unjustifiable — [adj] unwarranted baseless, foundationless, groundless, indefensible, inexcusable, uncalled for, unconscionable, unforgivable, unfounded, ungrounded, unjust, unjustified, unmerited, unpardonable, wrong; concepts 545,548,558 …   New thesaurus

  • unjustifiable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impossible to justify. DERIVATIVES unjustifiably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unjustifiable — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unjustifiable — un|jus|ti|fi|a|ble [ ʌn dʒʌstı,faıəbl ] adjective not right or sensible for any reason: Our military presence there is unjustifiable. The new law represents an unjustifiable intrusion into the privacy of the individual. ╾ un|jus|ti|fi|a|bly… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unjustifiable — [[t]ʌ̱nʤʌstɪfa͟ɪ͟əb(ə)l, ʌnʤʌ̱stɪfaɪəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe an action, especially one that harms someone, as unjustifiable, you mean there is no good reason for it. Using these missiles to down civilian aircraft is simply immoral… …   English dictionary

  • unjustifiable — UK [ʌnˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪəb(ə)l] / US adjective not right or sensible for any reason Our military presence there is unjustifiable. The new law represents an unjustifiable intrusion into the privacy of the individual. Derived word: unjustifiably adverb …   English dictionary

  • unjustifiable — un|just|i|fi|a|ble [ʌnˈdʒʌstıfaıəbəl] adj completely wrong and unacceptable ▪ Poisoning the earth s atmosphere is ecologically and morally unjustifiable. >unjustifiably adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unjustifiable — adjective completely wrong and unacceptable: Poisoning the earth s atmosphere is ecologically and morally unjustifiable. unjustifiably adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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