Simple Definition of uncalled–for
: 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>
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Rhymes with uncalled–for
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UNCALLED–FOR Defined for Kids
Definition of uncalled–for for Students
: not needed or wanted : not proper <uncalled-for remarks>
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