Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being unjust; unfairness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being unjust; injustice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the practice of being unjust or unfair

Etymologies

un- + just + -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Already we've been to parliament about it and are trying to get as many people as possible aware of this basic bit of 'unjustness'.

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  • Instead, it is obviously an effort to highlight the "unjustness" of Islamic institutions concerning women.

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  • Attorney General Elliot Spitzer did some positive things when he held a mirror to the unjustness of many business practices, rather than hoping for the federal agencies to take action.

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  • So, truth be told, we threw away the letters we found hidden in her underwear drawer, because they contained her rants against wrongdoers and the unjustness of life and her plans for the divorce that never happened.

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  • Once we let go of unfairness and unjustness and move forward, the path will reveal itself.

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  • Though you may not agree with their actions, their own sense of moral outrage and unjustness pervades every page.

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  • Every time I see a tall woman I am stabbed with jealousy and bitterness at the unjustness of stopping growing so prematurely.

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  • It took a moment for him to make sense of it, and then the unjustness of it broke his heart.

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  • The unjustness of a conflict does and should not fall upon those at the line of duty, but upon those who caused that line of duty to exist.

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  • And there is a terrible, horrible hypocrisy in supporting death on one side while crying about the horrors and unjustness on the other side when it happens there.

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