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English definition of “uncalled-for”

uncalled-for

adjective uk   /ʌnˈkɔːld.fɔː/ us    /-kɑːld.fɔːr/ disapproving
describes a criticism, insult, remark, or action that is unfair, rude, or unkind and therefore considered to be unnecessary: an uncalled-for remark There's no need to make personal remarks - that was quite uncalled-for.
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