unjustness


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un·just

 (ŭn-jŭst′)
adj.
1. Being in violation of principles of justice or fairness; unfair: an unjust law.
2. Acting in violation of such principles; unfair in one's dealings and actions: an unjust ruler.
3. Archaic Faithless; dishonest.

un·just′ly adv.
un·just′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unjustness - the practice of being unjust or unfairunjustness - the practice of being unjust or unfair
unrighteousness - failure to adhere to moral principles; "forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness"
inequity, unfairness - injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
wrong, wrongfulness - that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong"

unjustness

noun
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unjustness

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Their lamentations on the unjustness of the Velasco ponencia reveal the dissenters' underlying belief in my innocence, which is, to be completely honest, most important to me on a personal level.
Women's groups rallied behind Irene and set up a trust fund in 1974 to "thank [Murdoch] from all women because her courage and tenacity have brought the unjustness of our laws on matrimonial property out into the open.
This leads to a perceived unjustness in the law where under payment aggressively pursued but the interests of the taxpayers are not adequately accommodated.
She adds that it is perhaps not the best idea to arrest seventeen committed journalists, committed enough to risk arrest for press freedom, to make them realise the unjustness of what it feels like to be deprived of their absolute right to liberty.
I know I can't save the world on my own; but if there is a struggle against unjustness, I always prefer to be on the frontline, and that is my attitude toward life," he said.
The Court, while not specifying the level of scrutiny it was applying, focused on the unjustness of laws that target a status over which the illegitimate child lacks control, thus focusing on effective immutability.
I guess people become this way to help themselves survive all the unjustness and unfairness and hardship around us as they go from point A to point B.
It is still a fact that women in general are paid less than men often for doing exactly the same job - an unjustness that no amount of years or legislation has been able to rectify.
In Poland Kulturkampf is inalienably tied to the image of the village of Wrzesnia and its Catholic children being beaten for praying in Polish, as well as with the unjustness of peasant expropriations (The Outpost and "Bartek the Victor").
Fairness", on the other hand, is more litigant-focused, and may be understood as the justness of assuming jurisdiction over the defendant, or the unjustness to the plaintiff of not assuming jurisdiction.
Of course, there is the clear unjustness of a situation where people who are willing to downsize but cannot find alternative accommoda-tion still have to pay the tax.
87) Personally, however, I have long been sceptical about those sorts of curial assertions in this held, (88) as they simply beg the question of what, in equitable contemplation, 'unfairness' or unjustness denotes and entails.