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Word: unwarranted

Definition: unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved


Sentences Containing 'unwarranted'

Based on the investigation, she judged that appointment of an independent counsel was unwarranted.
Because of unwarranted doubts about their reliability the Tonkinese units were normally accompanied by detachments of French Colonial Infantry or Foreign Legionaires.
But by dint of much and earnest contemplation, and oft repeated ponderings, and especially by throwing open the little window towards the back of the entry, you at last come to the conclusion that such an idea, however wild, might not be altogether unwarranted.
Calling it "an unwelcomed, unwanted, unwarranted and force-induced intrusion upon the campus," Wallace denounced the actions, but, seeing as he could not win against the combined efforts of the Guard, federal marshals and Deputy United States Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, stepped aside, returning to the state capital as Malone and Hood entered for registration.
Hughes concluded: "Connelly's pessimism that international institutions can ever be as accountable as national governments is hopefully unwarranted.
Sergeant Tomas is subjecting the lady civilian employees in his base headquarters office to unwarranted advances and conversation bordering on sexual harassment when their new Squadron Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Violeta Kainam arrives to take command.
The Nicaraguan delegates rejected discussion of democratization and internal reconciliation, as an unwarranted intervention in their country's internal affairs.

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