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  • n. Plural form of unfairness.

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Examples

  • So David Cameron offers a hand of friendship to aggrieved Tory backbenchers today, by admitting that his way of dealing with the expenses scandal may have involved some "unfairnesses," and by stressing that he intends to involve a raft of Tory veterans - such as Peter Lilley, Stephen Dorrell and James Arbuthnot - in his government.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • I spoke in anger, specifically anger over the unfairnesses being leveled against coffeeandink and coffeeem, and I was wrong.

    Cease fire.

  • But Dilnot's proposals – a combination of personal and state funding that removes some of the perceived unfairnesses and opens up the possibility of social insurance – are an emphatic step in the right direction.

    Southern Cross wakes us up to the business of caring | Ros Coward

  • In fact, your own little tragedy is inscribed next to so many big ones on the front page of every newspaper teenage soldier cut down for trying to keep the peace; pilgrims blown to smithereens by a suicide bomber that in no time at all it is just one more instance in an endless litany of unfairnesses—why should anyone ever expect life to be any different?

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • So ultimately this leads to the counterintuitive conclusion that what makes racial inequality so much worse than the (unavoidable) unfairnesses of life is our awareness of that inequality.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » So a Libertarian and a Liberal Walk into a Bar

  • But they dealt with several perceived unfairnesses and, you imagine, resonated with the public in the process – or at least more so than the Queen's Speech, a few weeks later, which failed to mention expenses at all.

    The chip on Brown's shoulder

  • So ultimately this leads to the counterintuitive conclusion that what makes racial inequality so much worse than the unavoidable unfairnesses of life is our awareness of that inequality.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » So a Libertarian and a Liberal Walk into a Bar

  • Among many great unfairnesses in my life, there is this - my voice is always at least twenty per cent healthier than the rest of me.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Liberals will not be obliged to give up their concerns about systemic unfairnesses.

    Europe Syndrome

  • But, if the unfairnesses or the mischaracterizations are subtle enough, then the campaign will probably succeed.

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