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Meaning of UNFAIR

Pronunciation:  un'fehr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
  2. [adj]  showing favoritism

UNFAIR is a 6 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: below the belt, biased, cheating(a), colored, coloured, dirty, foul, one-sided, raw, slanted, unjust, unsporting, unsportsmanlike
 Antonyms: fair, impartial, just
 See Also: partial, unfair



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Un*fair"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + fair.]
    To deprive of fairness or beauty. [R.] --Shak.
  2. \Un*fair"\, a. [AS. unf[ae]ger unlovely. See {Un-} not,
    and {Fair}, a.]
    Not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or
    involving trick or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal.
          You come, like an unfair merchant, to charge me with
          being in your debt.                      --Swift.
    -- {Un*fair"ly}, adv -- {Un*fair"}ness, n.