Definition of unjustifiable in English:

unjustifiable

Syllabification: un·jus·ti·fi·a·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈjəstəˌfīəbəl, -ˌjəstəˈfī-
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

unjustifiably

adverb
[sentence adverb]: they seemed, unjustifiably, to be taking things out on the students
More example sentences
  • Inflation in house prices meant agents, who charge a percentage of the sale price, were earning unjustifiably large sums, she said.
  • Farmers must prevent this by negotiating hard on beef prices and so prevent the factories dropping their prices unjustifiably.
  • Compulsory licensing allows a country to contract a third party to manufacture a patented product if there are good reasons to do so (for instance if the government considers the price of a medicine unjustifiably high).

More definitions of unjustifiable

Definition of unjustifiable in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody