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Definitions and Synonyms of unfair | Another word for unfair | What is unfair?

Definition 1: not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where unfair or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • used unfair methods
  • it was an unfair trial
  • took an unfair advantage

Synonyms for unfair in the sense of this definition

(unfair is similar to ...) disregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing)

"her accusations were below the belt"

(unfair is similar to ...) violating accepted standards or rules

"a dirty fighter" "used foul means to gain power" "a nasty unsporting serve" "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"

(unfair is similar to ...) brutally unfair or harsh

"received raw treatment from his friends" "a raw deal"

(means also ...) violating principles of justice

"unjust punishment" "an unjust judge" "an unjust accusation"

(means also ...) showing favoritism

(... are attributes of unfair) conformity with rules or standards

"the judge recognized the fairness of my claim"

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