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Meaning of JUSTNESS

Pronunciation:  'justnis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety; "it was performed with justness and beauty"
  2. [n]  the quality of being just or fair
 

JUSTNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: justice, nicety, rightness
 
 Antonyms: injustice, unjustness
 
 See Also: conformance, conformity, equity, fairness, natural virtue, right, righteousness, rightfulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Just"ness\, n.
The quality of being just; conformity to truth, propriety,
accuracy, exactness, and the like; justice; reasonableness;
fairness; equity; as, justness of proportions; the justness
of a description or representation; the justness of a cause.

      In value the satisfaction I had in seeing it
      represented with all the justness and gracefulness of
      action.                                  --Dryden.

Note: Justness is properly applied to things, and justice to
      persons; but the distinction is not always observed.

Syn: Accuracy; exactness; correctness; propriety; fitness;
     reasonableness; equity; uprightness; justice.

 

 

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