Definitions for unfairʌnˈfɛər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•fairʌnˈfɛər(adj.)

  1. not fair; not conforming to standards of justice, honesty, or the like.

  2. beyond what is proper or fitting; disproportionate.

Origin of unfair:

bef. 900

un•fair′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfair, unjust(adj)

    not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

    "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unfair(adjective)ʌnˈfɛər

    ≠ fair

    Why can't I go to the party too? It's so unfair.; price increases that are unfair on passengers; an election that was judged to be unfair; unfairly treated/criticized/punished; a trial that was conducted unfairly

Wiktionary

  1. unfair(Adjective)

    Not fair, unjust.

    It was unfair for the boss to give larger bonuses to his friends.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfair(verb)

    to deprive of fairness or beauty

  2. Unfair(adj)

    not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or involving trick or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal

Freebase

  1. Unfair

    Unfair is an action Japanese television drama with 11 episodes and one TV special, aired in Japan in 2006 on Fuji-TV, and followed by a movie Unfair: The Movie in 2007 with the same cast.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4768

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3672

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Adjectives Frequency: #620


Translations for unfair

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

unfair(adjective)

not fair or just

He has received unfair treatment.

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