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Definitions for unfair
ʌnˈfɛərun·fair

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfair, unjustadjective

    not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

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

Wiktionary

  1. unfairadjective

    Not fair, unjust.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfairverb

    to deprive of fairness or beauty

  2. Unfairadjective

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfair

    un-fār′, adj. not fair: dishonest: unequal.—v.t. (Shak.) to deprive of beauty.—adv. Unfair′ly.—n. Unfair′ness, the state of being unfair, dishonest, or unjust.

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfair in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfair in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of unfair in a Sentence

  1. Gretchen Borchelt:

    Women deserve insurance coverage of birth control no matter where they work or go to school, it's unfair and harmful for some employers and schools to use their religious beliefs to deny women vital health care that also makes them more economically secure. The Supreme Court must stop these efforts to undermine women's health and ensure that women continue to have the seamless access to birth control that they are entitled to under the law.

  2. Pete Buttigieg:

    Well, I reached out to the author, and while I, obviously, I think that some of the characterization of me personally is unfair, I do understand the concern.

  3. Tylance Jackson:

    I do feel that the hand that was dealt to us was unfair and unjust, you let us go, but you still have a plethora of individuals doing that but you don't say anything.

  4. James Corden:

    I felt like it was really unfair because I don't think anyone asked him the right questions [at the time], i don't think anyone who had him on his shows took him to task or asked him the questions that needed to be [asked].

  5. Ken Buck:

    You now have President Trump's support. You have Kevin McCarthy support, you have Steve Scalise's support, I don't think there will be anybody that wants to risk a future chairmanship or a future role than the party to take on Elise Stefanik, which I think is terribly unfair.

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