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Synonyms for unfair
ʌnˈfɛərun·fair

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Wiktionary

  1. unfairadjective

    Antonyms:
    just, fair

  2. unfairadjective

    It was unfair for the boss to give larger bonuses to his friends.

    Antonyms:
    just, fair

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unfair

    Synonyms:
    wrongful, dishonest, unjust, disingenuous, trickish

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfair, unjustadjective

    not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

    "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"

    Synonyms:
    inequitable, unjust

    Antonyms:
    antitrust, sporting, sportsmanlike, sporty, antimonopoly, just, fair-minded, fair, fair-and-square, clean

Editors Contribution

  1. indignent

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unfairadjective

    Synonyms:
    unjust, inequitable, partial, dishonest, dishonorable, disingenuous, one-sided, insincere, uncandid, false, hypocritical, faithless, truthless

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unfairadjective

    Synonyms:
    unjust, partial, unconscionable, inequitable, disingenuous

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How to use unfair in a sentence?

  1. Rolling Stone:

    We have come to the conclusion that our trust in her was misplaced, we were trying to be sensitive to the unfair shame and humiliation many women feel after a sexual assault and now regret the decision to not contact the alleged assaulters to get their account. We are taking this seriously and apologize to anyone who was affected by the story.

  2. Kiryu Kazuma:

    When I was a Kid, I used to think Adults were unfair too. Yet here I am, just another lying grown-up.

  3. Steven Kolb:

    He is a front-row fixture of Fashion Week, and not to have him here is unfair to him on so many levels, we support him in his decision for wanting to make this a teachable moment, and I have a lot of respect for him.

  4. John Mukum Mbaku:

    The Nile River Basin's upstream riparian states argue that The Nile Waters Agreements are unfair, inequitable and unsustainable.

  5. Robert Kelner:

    Gen. Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit. ... No reasonable person, who has the benefit of advice from counsel, would submit to questioning in such a highly politicized, witch-hunt environment without assurances against unfair prosecution, i think we should hear from him in the public and that we should get to the bottom of just exactly why was he working with Russia.


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