uncalled–for

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adjective un·called–for \ˌən-ˈkȯl(d)-ˌfȯr\

Definition of uncalled–for

  1. 1 :  not called for or needed :  unnecessary

  2. 2 :  being or offered without provocation or justification <an uncalled–for display of temper> <uncalled–for insults>

Circa 1656

First Known Use of uncalled–for

circa 1656


UNCALLED–FOR Defined for English Language Learners

uncalled–for

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adjective un·called–for \ˌən-ˈkȯl(d)-ˌfȯr\

Definition of uncalled–for for English Language Learners

  • : not necessary or appropriate : not called for


UNCALLED–FOR Defined for Kids

uncalled–for

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adjective un·called–for \ˌən-ˈkȯld-ˌfȯr\

Definition of uncalled–for for Students

  1. :  not needed or wanted :  not proper <uncalled-for remarks>


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