Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not justifiable; inexcusable.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not warrantable; not defensible; not justifiable; illegal; unjust; improper. South, Sermons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not warrantable; indefensible; not vindicable; not justifiable; illegal; unjust; improper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not warrantable; indefensible; not vindicable; not justifiable; illegal; unjust; improper.

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

  • adjective incapable of being justified or explained

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Examples

  • You demand an explanation of what you have termed my unwarrantable action in taking possession of your august person.

    Harry Escombe A Tale of Adventure in Peru

  • "If you look at other mines that are the same size or bigger, they do not have the sheer number of 'unwarrantable' citations that this mine has."

    WCAX - Local News

  • "If you look at other mines that are the same size or bigger, they do not have the sheer number of 'unwarrantable' citations that this mine has."

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • "If you look at other mines that are the same size or bigger, they do not have the sheer number of 'unwarrantable' citations that this mine has."

    News

  • "If you look at other mines that are the same size or bigger, they do not have the sheer number of 'unwarrantable' citations that this mine has."

    WISTV - Local News RSS

  • "If you look at other mines that are the same size or bigger, they do not have the sheer number of 'unwarrantable' citations that this mine has."

    WCAX - Local News

  • The inconveniences under which that trade now labored were manifest, but he could not think, with the petitioners, that these inconveniences arose from "the nature of the duties" so much as "through the medium of the dissatisfaction of the Americans, and those combinations and associations of which we have heard" -- associations and combinations which had been called, in an address to the House, "unwarrantable," but which he for his part would go so far as to call illegal.

    The Eve of the Revolution; a chronicle of the breach with England

  • We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us.

    Independence Day (Blog for Democracy)

  • We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us.

    The Declaration of Independence

  • Barely a third of the way into the year, they already had 400-and-some violations, numerous or unwarrantable failures that you knew you had a violation and you didn't fix it, or that you should have known about this violation because it was open and obvious and you didn't fix it.

    Labor Dept. Asks Court To Close Massey Mine In Ky.

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