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unjustified

adjective uk   /ʌnˈdʒʌs.tɪ.faɪd/ disapproving us  
C1 wrong and/or not deserved: The defendant had supreme and, as it turned out, unjustified confidence in his own judgment.Unsuitable and unacceptable
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