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Synonyms for unwarranted
ʌnˈwɔr ən tɪd, -ˈwɒr-

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  1. indefensible, insupportable, unjustifiable, unwarrantable, unwarranted(adj)

    incapable of being justified or explained

    Synonyms:
    unjustifiable, groundless, unwarrantable, baseless, unfounded, undue, wild, insupportable, unjustified, indefensible, idle, untenable

    Antonyms:
    supported, reasonable, sensible, excusable

  2. baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded, unwarranted, wild(adj)

    without a basis in reason or fact

    "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy"

    Synonyms:
    insupportable, jobless, gaga, raging, violent, untamed, unfounded, unwarrantable, dead, out of work, hazardous, tempestuous, undue, indefensible, godforsaken, dotty, unjustified, uncivilised, uncivilized, waste, baseless, risky, angry, idle, wild, savage, fantastic, barbarian, unjustifiable, crazy, raving mad, unused, groundless, barbaric, furious, light, loose

    Antonyms:
    sensible, supported, excusable, reasonable

  3. undue, unjustified, unwarranted(adj)

    lacking justification or authorization

    "desire for undue private profit"; "unwarranted limitations of personal freedom"

    Synonyms:
    unjustifiable, excessive, groundless, unwarrantable, baseless, inordinate, unreasonable, wild, indefensible, insupportable, unjustified, undue, idle, unfounded

    Antonyms:
    supported, sensible, excusable, reasonable

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How to use unwarranted in a sentence?

  1. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    We've made clear our concerns about this expulsion, we believe it was unwarranted and inconsistent with the positive and constructive agenda that we seek with the government of Nicaragua.

  2. Bob Kroll:

    Rushing to judgment before the facts are in is unwarranted and reckless.

  3. Superintendent Pedro Martinez:

    We understand that situations can sometimes escalate to the point of requiring a physical response, however, in this situation, we believe that the extent of the response was absolutely unwarranted.

  4. Daren Bakst:

    Every little bit helps, and by reducing the unwarranted federal intrusion into agriculture, the market might adjust and create a new and possibly significant way of purchasing meat, the coronavirus and recent weather disasters have highlighted the failings of our subsidy system.

  5. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters:

    I've been doing this for over 30 years. This is the most asinine act I've ever seen a police officer make -- totally unwarranted, it's an absolute tragedy in the year 2015 that anyone would behave in this manner. It was senseless.

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Translations for unwarranted

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  • لا مبرر لهArabic
  • injustifiéFrench
  • gan údarIrish
  • óréttlætanlegur, óréttmætur, ástæðulaus, óafsakanlegurIcelandic
  • orättmätig, oskälig, otillbörligSwedish

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