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 ?
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 reading your life, no one can say that we have unfairly picked out some rare specimens of cruelty.
I say that he has most unfairly compromised Dorothea.
He did indeed account somewhat unfairly for this sudden change; for besides some hard and unjust surmises concerning female fickleness and mutability, he began to suspect that he owed this want of civility to his want of horses; a sort of animals which, as they dirty no sheets, are thought in inns to pay better for their beds than their riders, and are therefore considered as the more desirable company; but Mrs Whitefield, to do her justice, had a much more liberal way of thinking.
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.
Shocking as was the idea, it was at least better than a death unfairly hastened, as, in the natural course of things, she must ere long be released.
I often think," she continued after a short pause, drawing nearer to the prince and smiling amiably at him as if to show that political and social topics were ended and the time had come for intimate conversation- "I often think how unfairly sometimes the joys of life are distributed.
Once, when it looked as if Nelson were getting the worst of it, French Frank and John Barleycorn sprang unfairly into the fight.
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.
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.
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.
Helen Plantagenet is deeply grieved to have to confess that I took the first place in algebra yesterday unfairly.