What does fairness mean?

Definitions for fairness

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fairness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fairness, equity(noun)

    conformity with rules or standards

    "the judge recognized the fairness of my claim"

  2. fairness, fair-mindedness, candor, candour(noun)

    ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty

  3. paleness, blondness, fairness(noun)

    the property of having a naturally light complexion

  4. comeliness, fairness, loveliness, beauteousness(noun)

    the quality of being good looking and attractive


  1. fairness(Noun)

    The property of being fair.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fairness(noun)

    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 state, condition, or quality of being fair and just.

    They always applied the quality of fairness to everything they did.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    She probably should be in prison, in all fairness.

  2. John Ramsay:

    It's a fundamental issue about fairness and transparency.

  3. Bonnie Dumanis:

    It was a complete betrayal of a system of justice and fairness.

  4. President Trump:

    We just want fairness because we have not been treated fairly by these countries.

  5. H. Jackson Brown Jr.:

    Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, They think of you.

Images & Illustrations of fairness

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Translations for fairness

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عدلArabic
  • безпристрастие, справедливостBulgarian
  • εντιμότητα, δικαιοκρισία, αμεροληψίαGreek
  • justiciaSpanish
  • արդարությունArmenian
  • адилеттүүлүк, актык, ак ниеттик, калыстык, тууралыкKyrgyz
  • че́стностьRussian
  • న్యాయంగాTelugu
  • công bằngVietnamese
  • 公平Chinese

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