unfairly


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un·fair

 (ŭn-fâr′)
adj. un·fair·er, un·fair·est
1. Contrary to justice or a sense of fairness: It was unfair to extend the deadline for some students but not others.
2. Contrary to laws or conventions, especially in commerce; unethical: unfair dealing.
3. Not kind or considerate: It was unfair of me to laugh when he felt so sad.

un·fair′ly adv.
un·fair′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unfairly - in an unfair mannerunfairly - in an unfair manner; "they dealt with him unfairly"; "their accusations hit below the belt"
fair, clean, fairly - in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly"
Translations
بصورَةٍ غَيْر عادِلَه
nepoctivě
igazságtalanul
á ósanngjarnan hátt
krivično
haksız bir şekilde

unfairly

[ˈʌnˈfɛəlɪ] ADV [treat, dismiss, judge, penalize] → injustamente; [compete] → deslealmente

unfairly

[ˌʌnˈfɛərli] advinjustement
to be unfairly dismissed → être licencié(e) abusivement

unfairly

advunfair; treat, criticize etc alsoungerecht; accuse, punishzu Unrecht; dismissedungerechterweise, zu Unrecht; to charge unfairly high pricesungerechtfertigt hohe Preise verlangen

unfairly

[ʌnˈfɛəlɪ] adv (treat, criticize) → ingiustamente; (play) → scorrettamente

unfair

(anˈfeə) adjective
not fair or just. He has received unfair treatment.
unˈfairly adverb
unˈfairness noun
References in classic literature ?
Because," said the artist, "if the matter can be fairly considered and candidly interpreted, it must be evident that Judge Pyncheon could not have come unfairly to his end.
But she is naturally a more irritable constitution than the black horse; flies tease her more; anything wrong in the harness frets her more; and if she were ill-used or unfairly treated she would not be unlikely to give tit for tat.
In concluding these little incidents of lawful trade, we must beg the world not to think that American legislators are entirely destitute of humanity, as might, perhaps, be unfairly inferred from the great efforts made in our national body to protect and perpetuate this species of traffic.
We can only grieve, and be resigned, and pray for the soul of him who falls unfairly by the arm of the law, and that his fel- lows may be few.
In reading your life, no one can say that we have unfairly picked out some rare specimens of cruelty.
Pratt was a foundation for the rest, at once indisputable and alarming; and Edward's visit near Plymouth, his melancholy state of mind, his dissatisfaction at his own prospects, his uncertain behaviour towards herself, the intimate knowledge of the Miss Steeles as to Norland and their family connections, which had often surprised her, the picture, the letter, the ring, formed altogether such a body of evidence, as overcame every fear of condemning him unfairly, and established as a fact, which no partiality could set aside, his ill-treatment of herself.
Helen Plantagenet is deeply grieved to have to confess that I took the first place in algebra yesterday unfairly.
The other replied that all his antagonist said was true, and that he did not choose to give him more than four reals because he very often gave him money; and that those who expected presents ought to be civil and take what is given them with a cheerful countenance, and not make any claim against winners unless they know them for certain to be sharpers and their winnings to be unfairly won; and that there could be no better proof that he himself was an honest man than his having refused to give anything; for sharpers always pay tribute to lookers-on who know them.
I must say you tax me very unfairly with being a bad correspondent.
She could not endure that such a friendship as theirs should be severed unfairly.
But now you have been kind to us, and I feel as if it would be treating you unfairly not to tell you all that I know about the matter.
Thereupon, finding Tess unfairly browbeaten, the husbands and lovers tried to make peace by defending her; but the result of that attempt was directly to increase the war.