Simple Definition of unfair
: treating people in a way that favors some over others : not fair, honest, or just
Full Definition of unfair
1 : marked by injustice, partiality, or deception : unjust
2 : not equitable in business dealings
Examples of unfair in a sentence
It's unfair for them to be allowed to leave early if we can't.
It seems unfair to single her out for criticism.
The company has been accused of unfair labor practices.
First Known Use of unfair
UNFAIR Defined for Kids
Definition of unfair for Students
: not fair, honest, or just <an unfair trial>
unfairlyadverb <We were treated unfairly.>
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