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Definition of the adjective uncalled-for

What does uncalled-for mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. not required or requested
    • example: uncalled-for suggestions
    • similar: unwanted
  2. unnecessary and unwarranted

Alternative definition of the adjective uncalled-for


  1. Unwanted; not requested or required.
  2. Unwarranted, disproportionate, or inappropriate; not deserved or justified, especially when rude or offensive.


  1. Uncalled-for a.k.a. Nicolas Wright is a Canadian actor. Wright has performed on stage, television and film. In 2004, he received the "most promising newcomer" award at the Just for Laughs film festival in Montreal for his short film, Toutouffe. Recently he appeared in Mike Clattenburg's 2011 film Afghan Luke.
  2. Uncalled-for a.k.a. Dan Jeannotte is an actor.

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Google previewA Concise Legal Dictionary Adapted for the Use of Law Students and All Persons Studying the Fundamentals of English and American Law (1909)

by Charles Erehart Chadman

An action to restrain another from prosecuting an uncalled-for proceeding. Actio damni injuria. In Civil law, a class ...

Google previewChembers 21 Century Dictionary

by Allied

uncalled-for c» adj said of a remark, etc: not warranted or deserved, especially unjustifiably rude or aggressive. uncanny /An'kani/ : • adj 1 weird, strange or mysterious, especially in an unsettling or uneasy way. 2 said eg of skill or ability: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare (2013)

by Marc Bekoff, Carron A. Meaney

recognized practice, and the conduct results in the completely uncalled-for wasting of animal resources. Legal welfarism accounts for why, despite a widespread moral norm against ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

supererogatory, gratuitous, uncalled-for, wanton are comparable when they mean given or done freely and without compulsion or provocation or without warrant or justification.

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Uncalled-for Meaning

Video shows what uncalled-for means. Unwanted; not requested or required.. Unwarranted, disproportionate, or inappropriate; not deserved or justified, ...

Quotes about uncalled-for

Asking for vote
hate me love me
give me vote.

Take me where
you want
give me chance
to serve.

Not wise to
go anywhere
uncalled for.

Cast vote
enable me to go
where you wait for. (Gajanan Mishra)
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