Fairness meaning

Fairness is defined as just and reasonable treatment in accordance with accepted rules or principles.

Treating all people equally and applying reasonable punishments only when rules are broken is an example of fairness.

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The property of being fair.

In fairness, I should have asked before I borrowed your car.

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Origin of fairness

  • fair +"Ž -ness

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