AskDefine | Define unwarranted

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unwarranted adj
1 incapable of being justified or explained [syn: indefensible, insupportable, unjustifiable, unwarrantable]
2 without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy" [syn: baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded]
3 lacking justification or authorization; "unreasonable searches and seizures"; "desire for undue private profit"; "unwarranted limitations of personal freedom" [syn: undue, unjustified]

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  1. Not warranted; being without warrant, authority, or guaranty; unwarrantable.


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