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Noun: unfairness  ,ún'fehr-nus
  1. Partiality that is not fair or equitable
     
  2. Injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
    "we changed the landscape for solving the problem of payroll unfairness";
    - inequity
     
  3. An unjust act
    - injustice, iniquity, shabbiness

Type of: actus reus, injustice, misconduct, partiality, partisanship, unjustness, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct

Antonym: fairness

Encyclopedia: Unfairness