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uncalled-for

[uhn-kawld-fawr] /ʌnˈkɔldˌfɔr/
adjective
1.
not called for; not required; superfluous; unwanted.
2.
unwarranted; unjustified; improper:
an uncalled-for criticism.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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British Dictionary definitions for uncalledfor

uncalled-for

/ˌʌnˈkɔːldfɔː/
adjective
1.
unnecessary or unwarranted
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