Definitions

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  • adj. unfair, or not sportsmanlike

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

  • adj. violating accepted standards or rules

Etymologies

un- +‎ sporting (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The lower classes are, presumably, exempt from citicism on the grounds that it would be 'unsporting' -- (they have enough problems).

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  • The league's disciplinary committee determined that Henry's action was "unsporting," but declined to suspend him.

    Thierry Henry fined, not suspended for incident

  • Football´s rulemakers have approved changes in time for the World Cup, outlawing "unsporting" feints in penalty kicks and giving the fourth match official similar powers to assistant referees.

    Soccerway.com

  • ZURICH (AFP) - Football's rulemakers on Tuesday approved changes in time for the World Cup, outlawing "unsporting" feints in penalty kicks and giving the fourth match official similar powers to assistant referees.

    Soccerway.com

  • Akram joins Miandad in criticism of 'unsporting' South African pitches JOHANNESBURG - Following Pakistan batting advisor Javed Miandad, former captain Wasim Akram too has criticized the pitches prepared for the Champions Trophy in South Africa.

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  • Akram joins Miandad in criticism of 'unsporting' South African pitches

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • The Sri Lankan cricket board has ordered an inquiry into the matter and former cricketers have lambasted Randiv for his 'unsporting' behaviour.

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  • English archer Amy Oliver had earlier criticised an "unsporting" home crowd after her team lost to India in the final of the women's team recurve event on Friday.

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  • Hoffenheim coach Ralf Rangnick called Lehmann's behaviour "unsporting", but Jens was unrepentant:

    Anorak News

  • Wesley is an EIGHT YEAR VETERAN, a Special Teams master -- precisely the guy you want settling the rooks down, not jacking everyone up with this kind of unsporting treacherous truly evil fucking hit -- whom was trusted by his teammates, his coaches, the opposing players and their coaches, and by the officials, to play fucking football.

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