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unfairer, comparative; unfairest, superlative;
Not based on or behaving according to the principles of equality and justice
- at times like these the legal system appears inhumane and
Unkind, inconsiderate, or unreasonable
to criticize like that when she's never done you any harm
Not following the rules of a game or sport
not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
(unfairly) in an unfair manner; "they dealt with him unfairly"; "their accusations hit below the belt"
(unfairness) partiality that is not fair or equitable
(unfairness) injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
(unfairness) injustice: an unjust act
Not fair, unjust
(Unfairly) to be sure he has.—He never could have done it fairly.
(Unfairly (Tom Swifty)) "Carnivals are noisy and useless," griped Tom unfairly.
In an ombudsman investigation, "unfair" means that the agency:
Rich people can keep some of their money
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