un·just adj: characterized by injustice: deficient in justice and fairness
an unjust sentence
un·just·ly adv
un·just·ness n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective biased, crooked, dishonorable, heinous, immoral, improper, inequitable, influenced, iniquitous, iniquus, iniurius, iniustus, interested, jaundiced, partial, prejudiced, prepossessed, undeserved, unequal, unfair, unjustifiable, unmerited, unprincipled, unreasonable, unwarranted, venal, warped, wicked, wrong, wrongful associated concepts: unjust decision, unjust enrichment, unjust penalty, unjust sentence II index delinquent (guilty of a misdeed), inequitable, iniquitous, one-sided, partial (biased), peccant (culpable), prejudicial, severe, unconscionable, unfair, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unscrupulous, unwarranted, wrongful

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Not just; unfair.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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