HyperDic: unfair

English > 1 sense of the word unfair:
ADJECTIVEallunfair, unjustnot fair
unfair > pronunciation
Soundsahnfeh'r; ah'nfeh'r; ao.nfeh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > unfair: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningnot fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception.
  • "used unfair methods"
  • "it was an unfair trial"
  • "took an unfair advantage"
Attribute offairness, equityconformity with rules or standards
Narrowerbelow the beltdisregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing)
cheating, dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlikeviolating accepted standards or rules
rawbrutally unfair or harsh
See alsopartialshowing favoritism
unjustviolating / violating principles of justice
Oppositefair, justFree from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception
Nounsunfairnessan unjust / unjust / unjust act
unfairnessinjustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
unfairnesspartiality that is not fair or equitable
Adverbsunfairlyin an unfair manner

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