Definitions

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  • adv. in an unjust manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unjust manner; wrongfully.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an unjust manner

Etymologies

unjust +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • MOSCOW -- The Russian government reacted furiously on Saturday to what it described as an unjustly lenient sentence in the case of a Pennsylvania couple who were originally charged with murder in the death of their 7-year-old son adopted from Russia.

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  • Discriminate against efficient workers; complain unjustly about their work.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sabotage! Or How “Dilbert” Won The War

  • Islam declares that killing one person unjustly is the same as killing all of humanity.

    Mohamed ElBaradei - Nobel Lecture

  • To do unjustly is bad, but to judge unjustly is much worse, because it is doing wrong under colour of right; against such acts of injustice there is least fence for the injured and by them encouragement is given to the injurious.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • They are not to blame and I can let you know as a parent they will live the rest of their days saying if only I would have done this or that and blame themselves unjustly, that is just what a parent does a put the guilt on themselves and it discusses me that anyone could write those things that they may someday see out of your ignorance.

    John Travolta’s Son, Jett, Dead At 16 » MTV Movies Blog

  • Lord, one man hath taken a thousand dinars and another man hath been slain unjustly.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Certainly if she had the tastes with which I had credited her, this inhibition from ever satisfying them must have been as provoking to her as it was calming to myself, calming to such an extent that I should have decided that the hypothesis of my having accused her unjustly was the most probable, had it not been so difficult to fit into this hypothesis the extraordinary pains that

    The Captive

  • My thought is that if the German Government insist that the thing shall be settled unjustly, that is to say by force, then of course we accept that and will settle it by force.

    Woodrow Wilson as I know Him

  • Her mouth slanted upward at one corner, giving her an expression unjustly attributed to coquetry, when in reality it was due to an innocent and pardonable pride in an all-gold eye-tooth.

    Mr. Opp

  • But whether one go to law justly or unjustly, that is quite another subject.

    NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians

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