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Noun: fairness  fehr-nus
  1. Conformity with rules or standards
    "the judge recognized the fairness of my claim";
    - equity
  2. Ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    - fair-mindedness, candor [US], candour [Brit, Cdn]
  3. The property of having a naturally light complexion
    - paleness, blondness
  4. The quality of being good looking and attractive
    - comeliness, loveliness, beauteousness, gorgeousness

See also: fair, just, unfair, unjust

Type of: beauty, complexion, equity, impartiality, justice, justness, nonpartisanship, skin color [US], skin colour [Brit, Cdn]

Antonym: unfairness

Encyclopedia: Fairness