Meaning of UNFAIR in English


— unfairly , adv. — unfairness , n.

/un fair"/ , adj.

1. not fair; not conforming to approved standards, as of justice, honesty, or ethics: an unfair law; an unfair wage policy.

2. disproportionate; undue; beyond what is proper or fitting: an unfair share.

[ bef. 900; 1705-15 for def. 1; ME: uncomely, ugly; OE unfaeger; c. ON ufagr. See UN- 1 , FAIR 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .