even·​hand·​ed | \ ˌē-vən-ˈhan-dəd How to pronounce evenhanded (audio) \

Definition of evenhanded

Other Words from evenhanded

evenhandedly adverb
evenhandedness noun

Examples of evenhanded in a Sentence

I thought it was an evenhanded assessment of her performance. an evenhanded meting out of punishment
Recent Examples on the Web This will ensure an evenhanded, fast-moving overtime that appeals to everyone—so, to compensate, referees will now call pass interference whenever a cornerback blinks. Tommy Mcnamara, The New Yorker, 11 Feb. 2022 Fox News recently lost Chris Wallace, considered its most evenhanded journalist, who is joining CNN’s streaming service. Stephen Battaglio Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 10 Jan. 2022 Wallace, whose contract at Fox News ends this month, was considered the most evenhanded journalist at the conservative-leaning Fox News. Stephen Battaglio Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 12 Dec. 2021 Then a mortal named Kid Cudi wanders by with an evenhanded guest verse, reminding us that this music is still of this world. Washington Post, 10 Dec. 2021 But the tale is told against a solid background of domestic violence, female rivalries and solidarity, and an evenhanded sense of fairness regarding the community in which these events take place. Diana Gabaldon, Star Tribune, 17 May 2021 But Cale gives every impression of being an evenhanded, terrific storyteller and historian. Kevin Dettmar, The New Yorker, 3 Nov. 2021 Hosted by the channel’s star science anchor, Sanjay Gupta, the program carries the veneer of an evenhanded approach. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 28 Sep. 2021 That would make more difficult the restoration of trust in evenhanded justice that is so essential after former Attorney General William Barr's gross political misuse of the department. Donald Ayer And Norman Eisen, CNN, 20 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of evenhanded

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Evenhanded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evenhanded. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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