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  • n. the state of being just

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

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