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fairness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fairness

  1. 1 the qualities in a person or thing that as a whole give pleasure to the senses <a city of incomparable fairness, Venice has enchanted travelers for centuries> Synonyms aesthetics (also esthetics), attractiveness, beauteousness, beautifulness, comeliness, cuteness, beauty, gorgeousness, handsomeness, looks, loveliness, prettiness, sightlinessRelated Words allure, appeal, attraction, fascination, glamour (also glamor); charm, delightfulness, elegance, exquisiteness, gloriousness, radiance, radiancy, resplendence, resplendency, splendidness, splendiferousness, sublimeness, sublimity, superbness; desirability, desirableness, foxiness, lusciousness, nubility, pulchritude, seductiveness, sex appeal, sexiness, shapeliness, tastiness, toothsomeness, yumminess; flawlessness, perfection; daintiness, delicacy; flamboyance, flashiness, glossiness, showiness, slickness, splashinessNear Antonyms disagreeableness, dreadfulness, foulness, ghastliness, horribleness, loathsomeness, nastiness, offensiveness, repellency, repulsiveness, terribleness, vileness; blemish, flaw, imperfectionAntonyms grotesqueness, hideousness, homeliness, plainness, ugliness, unattractiveness, unbecomingness, unloveliness, unsightliness

  2. 2 lack of favoritism toward one side or another <fairness was certainly uppermost in the elderly woman's mind as she made arrangements for dividing the family heirlooms among her many grandchildren> Synonyms disinterest, disinterestedness, equity, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, detachment, impartiality, justice, neutralism, neutrality, nonpartisanship, objectiveness, objectivityRelated Words apathy, indifference, unconcern; broad-mindedness, open-mindedness, tolerance; fence-sitting, straddlingNear Antonyms chauvinism, nepotism; subjectiveness, subjectivity; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgmentAntonyms bias, favor, favoritism, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, partiality, partisanship, prejudice




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