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unwarranted

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unwarranted

  1. 1 not needed by the circumstances or to accomplish an end <the committee concluded that any further revisions to the regulations were currently unwarranted> Synonyms dispensable, gratuitous, inessential, needless, nonessential, uncalled-for, unessential, unnecessaryRelated Words discretionary, elective, optional; extra, extraneous, irrelative, irrelevant, redundant, superfluousNear Antonyms all-important, crucial, important, vital; imperative, pressing, urgentAntonyms essential, indispensable, necessary, needed, needful, required

  2. 2 having no basis in reason or fact <don't leap to unwarranted conclusions> Synonyms baseless, foundationless, invalid, nonvalid, unfounded, unreasonable, unsubstantiated, unsupported, groundlessRelated Words illogical, irrational, nonlogical, unconscionable, unsound; fallacious, false, misled, wrong; gratuitous, uncalled-for, unnecessary; flimsy, implausible, misleading, specious, unconvincing, untenable, weak; ill-advised, unreasoned; inconsistent; absurd, asinine, brainless, crackpot, crazy, fatuous, foolish, half-witted, harebrained, meaningless, nonsensical, preposterous, senseless, silly, simpleminded, stupid, unwise; insane, lunatic, mad, nutty, wacky (also whacky)Near Antonyms certified, validated, verified; confirmed, corroborated; informed, logical, rational; commonsense, sane, sensible, sober, wise; actual, genuine, real, true; certain, sure; clear, cogent, compelling, convincing, credible, persuasive, plausible, satisfying, solid, soundAntonyms good, hard, just, justified, reasonable, reasoned, substantiated, valid, well-founded, well-grounded





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