The police were accused of unwarranted use of force in ejecting the rowdies from the pub.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective (formal) not reasonable or necessary; not appropriate Synonym: UNJUSTIFIED Much of the criticism was totally unwarranted. + They condemned the new law as an unwarranted intrusion into people's private lives.
Collocation Dictionary adj
The delay did seem unwarranted.
quite, totally, wholly
a wholly unwarranted smear campaign
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