Definitions for unfairness

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unfairness

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alexander Herzen:

    Human development is a form of chronological unfairness, since late-comers are able to profit by the labors of their predecessors without paying the same price.

  2. Liv Ullmann:

    There is so much we have in common today with what was happening then, although it looks different today, the unfairness of how people are living today, compared to the unfairness of how people were living then, it is not better today.

  3. Jeb Hensarling:

    As more Americans and more members of Congress learned about Ex-Im's political lending, corruption and fundamental unfairness, the more they wanted it to expire, now the challenge for supporters of a competitive free-market economy is to make sure Ex-Im stays expired.

  4. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    It is difficult to imagine the feelings of unfairness that people must feel at being infected with Hepatitis C or HIV as a result of a totally unrelated treatment within the NHS, to each and every one of those people I would like to say sorry on behalf of the government for something that should not have happened.

  5. The Post:

    If there is any hint of light in Iran’s levying of these chilling charges, it is that Iran’s accusations against Jason will soon be heard in the court of public opinion and also in a court of law, albeit in a Revolutionary Court before a judge whose unfairness has already earned him sanctions from the European Community for violations of human rights.


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