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1. fairness

noun. ['ˈfɛrnəs'] conformity with rules or standards.

Synonyms

  • justness
  • just
  • non-discrimination
  • unjust
  • equity
  • unfair
  • sportsmanship
  • justice

Antonyms

  • injustice
  • inequity
  • unfairness
  • unfair

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • fair (English)
  • feire (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Fairness

  • awareness

Example sentences of the word fairness


1. Noun, singular or mass
One remaining area where you may have a case is within the general common-law understanding of fairness.

Quotes containing the word fairness


1. Yes, the Bible should be taught in our schools because it is necessary to understand the Bible if we are to truly understand our own culture and how it came to be. The Bible has influenced every part of western culture from our art, music, and history, to our sense of fairness, charity, and business.
- Joel Osteen

2. Our brand of democracy is hard. But I can promise that a year from now, when I no longer hold this office, I'll be right there with you as a citizen - inspired by those voices of fairness and vision, of grit and good humor and kindness that have helped America travel so far.
- Barack Obama

3. I'm going to paraphrase Thoreau here... rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness... give me truth.
- Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

2. fairness

noun. ['ˈfɛrnəs'] the property of having a naturally light complexion.

Synonyms

  • skin colour
  • paleness
  • skin color
  • complexion

Antonyms

  • immoderate
  • inequitable
  • disjoin
  • illegible

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • fair (English)
  • feire (English)

3. fairness

noun. ['ˈfɛrnəs'] the quality of being good looking and attractive.

Synonyms

  • beauty
  • comeliness
  • loveliness

Antonyms

  • partial
  • unreasonable
  • ugly
  • brunet

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • fair (English)
  • feire (English)

4. fairness

noun. ['ˈfɛrnəs'] ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty.

Synonyms

  • candour
  • nonpartisanship
  • fair-mindedness
  • candor

Antonyms

  • partiality
  • unfairly
  • cloudy
  • foul

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • fair (English)
  • feire (English)
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