[ US /ˈfɛɹnəs/ ]
[ UK /fˈe‍ənəs/ ]
  1. the quality of being good looking and attractive
  2. ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
  3. the property of having a naturally light complexion
  4. conformity with rules or standards
    the judge recognized the fairness of my claim
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How To Use fairness In A Sentence

  • Listen to them now, whining about unfairness as the problem is put right. The Sun
  • In fairness to Mr Wilkins, had he disputed that it would have been unarguable.
  • The seething sense of unfairness is almost palpable. Times, Sunday Times
  • A breastknot of valley lilies added to the loveliness, and I allowed my eyes to feast on her fairness. Vicky Van
  • It also questioned the fairness of two-tier charging structures in some schemes in which members ceasing to make new contributions were charged higher fees than active members. Times, Sunday Times
  • But hey, I guess if we are operating under the assumption that soccer fans revel in unfairness at the hands of a central, arbitrary power, they they will probably love this change. The Volokh Conspiracy » How Jonathan Adler Gets It Wrong, and Soccer Gets It Right:
  • With the unfairness of it all, the final whistle was a merciful relief.
  • ‘Their faces were white and they were very condemnatory of our lack of objectivity and fairness,’ Mr. Carter said.
  • It is the abuse of the filibuster that has been the issue here and that repugs have no integrity, no honesty in dealing, no sense of fairness or justice — there should be some way to preserve the filibuster in order for the minority to be heard, but something must be done to prevent the abuses of the repugs. Think Progress » Sen. Tom Udall Calls Reid’s Promise To ‘Take A Look At The Filibuster’ A ‘Warning Shot’ To Republicans
  • A New FAIR survey (Fairness In Accuracy and Reporting) reveals that the America publicprefers asingle-payer national healthcare system 59% - to-32% over a privatized system. Single Payer Health Insurance / Still Ignored By Main Steam Press
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