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uncalled-for

uncalled–for

adjective un·called–for \ˌən-ˈkl(d)-ˌfr\

: not necessary or appropriate : not called for

Full Definition of UNCALLED-FOR

1
:  not called for or needed :  unnecessary
2
:  being or offered without provocation or justification <an uncalled–for display of temper> <uncalled–for insults>

First Known Use of UNCALLED-FOR

circa 1656

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