from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not required or requested; unwanted: uncalled-for suggestions.
  • adj. Not justified or deserved; unwarranted: uncalled-for rudeness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Unwanted; not requested or required.
  • adj. Unwarranted, disproportionate, or inappropriate; not deserved or justified, especially when rude or offensive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not called for; not required or needed; improper; gratuitous; wanton.

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

  • adj. not required or requested
  • adj. unnecessary and unwarranted


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