What does fairness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fairness, equitynoun

    conformity with rules or standards

    "the judge recognized the fairness of my claim"

  2. fairness, fair-mindedness, candor, candournoun

    ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty

  3. paleness, blondness, fairnessnoun

    the property of having a naturally light complexion

  4. comeliness, fairness, loveliness, beauteousnessnoun

    the quality of being good looking and attractive

Wiktionary

  1. fairnessnoun

    The property of being fair.

    In fairness, I should have asked before I borrowed your car.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fairnessnoun

    the state of being fair, or free form spots or stains, as of the skin; honesty, as of dealing; candor, as of an argument, etc

Editors Contribution

  1. fairness

    The truth, manifestation and quality of being fair.

    They always apply the quality of fairness to everything they do.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2015  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fairness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fairness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fairness in a Sentence

  1. Paul Knierim:

    Attorneys are becoming deeply concerned about the fairness of the fee and the prospect that people will leave the state.

  2. Keith Ellison:

    We must all be committed to establish the facts of what happened in the interest of justice, we must come together to heal our community and work together toward justice and fairness. I call on demonstrators to remain peaceful, and on law enforcement to exercise restraint.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I don't talk about people's faith. Now, in all fairness, he said he was a Christian and he said he is a Christian. He attended the church of Rev. Wright. And so, you know, I'm willing to take him at his word for that. I have no problem with that.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Doubts, obstacles, lack of trust lead to search when you find the light of fairness; open your eyes, look around, there is real love and devoted soul of a Diamant-person. It depends on you, accept or go back to your world of doubts, obstacles, and lack of trust, to remain searching rest of your life instead.

  5. Curtis Hill:

    I now stand falsely and publicly accused of abhorrent behavior. These false accusations have irretrievably damaged my reputation, i was not afforded fairness in the investigation.

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