Definition of 'unwarranted'
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If you learn techniques for dealing with unwarranted criticism you will be more likely to be innovative. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)It includes the responsibility to protect victims from unwarranted attacks on their character during cross-examination and mitigation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So to hold would constitute an unwarranted interference with the court's discretion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I was saddened not only by these general defects but also by an unwarranted attack on me personally. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He got unbelievably unwarranted criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This charge is totally unwarranted, irresponsible, and incendiary. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Planning is often viewed as unwarranted interference in the affairs of country people, and there is no strong local political backing for a potent local planning presence. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)
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British English: unwarranted ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as unwarranted, you are critical of it because there is no need or reason for it.
Any attempt to discuss the issue was rejected as an unwarranted interference in the country's internal affairs.
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