Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality or state of being just, equitable, or right; conformity to truth or justice; lawfulness; rightfulness; honorableness.
  • noun Conformity to fact or rule; correctness; exactness; accuracy: as, justness of description or of proportions.
  • noun Synonyms Propriety, fitness, fairness. See justice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being just; conformity to truth, propriety, accuracy, exactness, and the like; justice; reasonableness; fairness; equity

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the state of being just

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

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
  • noun conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety

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