Definitions for justness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. within a brief preceding time; but a moment before:

    The sun just came out.

  2. exactly or precisely:

    That's just what I mean.

  3. by a narrow margin; barely:

    just over six feet tall.

  4. only or merely:

    I was just a child. Don't just sit there.

  5. at this moment:

    The movie is just ending.

  6. simply:

    We'll just have to wait and see.

  7. quite; really; positively.

  8. (adj.)guided by reason, justice, and fairness.

  9. done or made according to principle; equitable:

    a just reply.

  10. based on right; lawful:

    a just claim.

  11. in keeping with truth or fact; true; correct:

    a just analysis.

  12. given or awarded rightly; deserved:

    a just punishment.

  13. in accordance with standards or requirements; proper or right:

    just proportions.

  14. (esp. in Biblical use) righteous.

  15. actual, real, or genuine.

Origin of just:

1325–75; ME < L jūstus lawful, deserved, just, adj. der. of jūs law, right


justdʒʌst(n.; v.i.)

  1. Category: Western History

    Ref: joust


Princeton's WordNet

  1. justness, rightness, nicety(noun)

    conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety

    "it was performed with justness and beauty"

  2. justice, justness(noun)

    the quality of being just or fair


  1. justness(Noun)

    the state of being just

Webster Dictionary

  1. Justness(noun)

    the quality of being just; conformity to truth, propriety, accuracy, exactness, and the like; justice; reasonableness; fairness; equity; as, justness of proportions; the justness of a description or representation; the justness of a cause

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