not called for

Definition of not called for

  1. :  not appropriate His rude behavior was not called for.

Word by Word Definitions

callplay called
  1. :  to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance :  shout

    :  to make a request or demand

    :  to utter a characteristic note or cry

  1. :  an act of calling with the voice :  shout

    :  an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it

    :  an instrument used for calling


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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