Synonyms for (adjective) unjust

Synonyms: unfair, unjust

Definition: not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

Usage: used unfair methods; it was an unfair trial; took an unfair advantage

Similar words: below the belt

Definition: disregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing)

Usage: her accusations were below the belt


Similar words: unsporting, unsportsmanlike, dirty, foul, cheating

Definition: violating accepted standards or rules

Usage: a dirty fighter; used foul means to gain power; a nasty unsporting serve; fined for unsportsmanlike behavior


Similar words: raw

Definition: brutally unfair or harsh

Usage: received raw treatment from his friends; a raw deal


Synonyms: unjust

Definition: violating principles of justice

Usage: unjust punishment; an unjust judge; an unjust accusation

Similar words: actionable

Definition: affording grounds for legal action

Usage: slander is an actionable offense


Similar words: wrongful

Definition: not just or fair

Usage: a wrongful act; a wrongful charge