not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
"used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
Not fair, unjust.
It was unfair for the boss to give larger bonuses to his friends.
to deprive of fairness or beauty
not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or involving trick or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal
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
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4768
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Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3672
Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Adjectives Frequency: #620
The numerical value of unfair in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of unfair in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of unfair in a Sentence
There's no solid scientific data that suggests those symptoms absolutely correlate with concussions, you have to draw the line somewhere or the settlement becomes unfair to the NFL.
In retrospect, the criticism of the Human Rights Campaign was unfair, the murder of Matthew Shepard was a horrifying crime, and it is appropriate for the Human Rights Campaign to call special attention to a crime motivated by hatred. I regret the suggestion that it was improper.
I think it’s very unfair in light of what’s happened with other people.
That's a big challenge which is unfair to The South African wine industry because there are some countries in the world that can escape or go without import duties.
Joe Biden is not wrong. Sanders is getting rid of Medicare, i understand why Sanders doesn't like that framing. Seniors are particularly sensitive to changes in their benefits. I can also understand why Sanders thinks that's unfair, because he believes he's giving them something better.
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Translations for unfair
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- injustCatalan, Valencian
- injuste, déloyalFrench
- igazságtalan, méltánytalanHungarian
- onfairLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- niesprawiedliwy, nieuczciwyPolish
- bất côngVietnamese
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