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unwarrantable

Line breaks: un|war¦rant|able
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈwɒr(ə)ntəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of unwarrantable in English:

adjective

Not able to be authorized or sanctioned; unjustifiable: an unwarrantable intrusion into personal matters
More example sentences
  • Suddenly there was that feeling again; that unwarrantable, totally irrational feeling of optimism.
  • I wish they had chosen the way of non-violence in resisting what they rightly regard as an unwarrantable encroachment upon their country.
  • Ironically, this is the same kind of ultimately unwarrantable conviction that religion wants its practitioners to adopt: belief without demonstrable proof.

Derivatives

unwarrantably

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • Some important Baptist individuals and churches had left the denomination over the question of open versus dosed communion, and discussion of the issues was ‘unwarrantably restricted.’
  • The first, encountered here already, is that meaning-claims about music are unwarrantably subjective.
  • The evidence relied on by Evans in support of this inference is ignored or dismissed by Irving, unwarrantably so in the opinion of Evans.

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