1. Acting contrary to the standard of right; not animated or controlled by justice; false; dishonest; as, an unjust man or judge.
2. Contrary to justice and right; prompted by a spirit of injustice; wrongful; as, an unjust sentence; an unjust demand; an unjust accusation.
-- Un*just*ly, adv. -- Un*just*ness, n.
adj 1: not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception;
"used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took
an unfair advantage" [syn: unfair] [ant: fair]
2: violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an
unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation" [ant: just]
3: not equitable or fair; "the inequitable division of wealth";
"inequitable taxation" [syn: inequitable] [ant: equitable]
4: not righteous; "`unjust' is an archaic term for