Definitions for unfairness

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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. unfairness(noun)

    partiality that is not fair or equitable

  2. unfairness, inequity(noun)

    injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards

  3. injustice, unfairness, iniquity, shabbiness(noun)

    an unjust act

Wiktionary

  1. unfairness(Noun)

    The state of being unfair

  2. unfairness(Noun)

    A lack of justice

  3. unfairness(Noun)

    An unjust act


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