uncalled

Part of speech: adjective

Not asked; not demanded or required.

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Usage examples "uncalled":

  1. He will always consider to his dying day that the very sound licking which his mother administered to him, for spoiling at once the family breakfast and his own dinner, was one of the most uncalled- for and gratuitous, which, even in his wide experience, it had been his lot to recollect. - "The Lilac Sunbonnet", S.R. Crockett.
  2. A vote for Berger is a vote approving his repeated and uncalled- for condemnation of our class- war comrades of the I. W. W.- condemnation persistently offered to prove Berger's own eminent respectability. - "The Red Conspiracy", Joseph J. Mereto.
  3. Of course, she continued, with the same odd affectation of coyness, which was, however, distinctly uncalled for, as she eyed him from under her broad hat, you needn't come with me unless you like. - "Susy, A Story of the Plains", Bret Harte.