unwarranted :

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uhn waw ruhn tid

  • s  incapable of being justified or explained
  • s  without a basis in reason or fact
    unwarranted jealousy
  • s  lacking justification or authorization
    unwarranted limitations of personal freedom

  • Their audacious use of the I word triggered an avalanche of criticism from many of their colleagues, who called their conclusions unwarranted and farfetched.
  • Adds the National Shooting Sports Foundation's Ted Novin, "I think it's certainly possible that the gun-ban lobby and anti-hunting groups will use the unwarranted fear .
  • Later they backed off, asserting that Johnathan had only violated a "general school rule, which prohibits unwarranted and unwelcome touching of one student by another.
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  • Chris Paul Should Stay With the Los Angeles Clippers
    COMMENTARY | Potential. Talent. Expectations. These are three adjectives that have never been associated with the Los Angeles Clippers. These are the greatest times the NBA's other Los Angeles franchise has ever seen but in these first few weeks of the offseason, there has only been a sense of unwarranted urgency.
    June 11, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports
  • Investors Sue Government Over Fannie, Freddie Stock
    The City of Austin Police Retirement System in Texas and Seattle-based bank Washington Federal are seeking $41 billion in damages. They charge that the conservatorship was "unlawful and unwarranted."
    June 11, 2013 - CNBC
  • Tim Berners-Lee: NSA Surveillance an 'Intrusion on Basic Human Rights'
    Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has expressed his concern over the the recently revealed secret NSA surveillance systems . "Unwarranted government surveillance is an intrusion on basic human rights that threatens the very foundations of a democratic society," Berners-Lee told the Financial Times . The Internet guru also argued that these type of government intrusion threaten ...
    June 11, 2013 - Mashable

  • Paris Hilton in Reuters
    I told the truth,Hilton told photographers waiting outside her Los Angeles home on Saturday night. "I feel that I was treated unfairly and that the sentence is both cruel and unwarranted. I don't deserve this."
  • Andrew Cuomo in Globe and Mail
    We owe it to taxpayers to take every possible action to stop unwarranted bonus payments to those who caused the AIG meltdown in the first place,Mr. Cuomo said, accusing the company of breeching an agreement with the state to suspend bonus...
  • Paul Wolfowitz in phillyBurbs.com
    In a response to the panel's report, Wolfowitz said, "It is highly unfair and unwarranted to now find that I engaged in a conflict of interest because I relied on the advice of the ethics committee as best I understood it."

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