Unfair meaning

ŭn-fâr
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Not just or impartial; biased; inequitable.
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Not kind or considerate.

It was unfair of me to laugh when he felt so sad.

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Contrary to justice or a sense of fairness.

It was unfair to extend the deadline for some students but not others.

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The definition of unfair is something that is not in accordance with justice or that is not kind or impartial.

When an inadequate and ineffective worker gets promoted instead of you because he happens to be a friend of the boss, this is an example of something that would be described as unfair.

adjective
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Contrary to laws or conventions, especially in commerce; unethical.

Unfair dealing.

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Dishonest, dishonorable, or unethical in business dealings.
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Not fair, unjust.

It was unfair for the boss to give larger bonuses to his friends.

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Origin of unfair

  • un- +"Ž fair

    From Wiktionary