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.
Recent Examples of unfair from the Web
The 20-year-old calculation Illinois currently uses is widely considered unfair, though Republicans and Democrats disagree over how to change it.
On Aug. 8, Gucci asked the court to dismiss Forever 21's claims, and filed its own claims for trademark infringement, trademark dilution, and unfair competition.
According to Fashionista, the counterclaims filed were for trademark infringement, trademark dilution, unfair competition, and the dismissal of the retailer's earlier claims.
Entertainment media has also entered a more positive space; if a gross tabloid publishes something unfair about a celebrity, several reputable outlets will call it out.
Arguments that it's resulted in unfair racial discrimination against whites is about as believable as Sessions' claim that his notorious remark was merely for laughs.
Utopia plans to become a criminal defense lawyer in the hopes of helping end unfair prosecutions in the criminal justice system.
Lawmakers from both parties agree the 20-year-old calculation currently used to fund public schools is unfair and forces school districts to rely heavily on property taxes, creating huge disparities in per-student funding.
Instead of hiding, Mr Schwarzenegger is in the thick of a nationwide campaign against gerrymandering—when parties draw electoral districts to give their side an unfair advantage.
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First Known Use of unfair
Synonymsdirty, illegal, nasty, foul, unsportsmanlike
Antonymsclean, fair, legal, sportsmanlike, sportsmanly
Related Wordsdishonorable, shabby, shameful; ignoble, low, mean, ungentlemanly; immoral, rotten, unchivalrous, unethical, unjust, unprincipled, unrighteous, unscrupulous
Near Antonymsjust, law-abiding; ethical, moral, principled, righteous, scrupulous; honorable, irreproachable, unimpeachable
UNFAIR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unfair for English Language Learners
: treating people in a way that favors some over others : not fair, honest, or just
UNFAIR Defined for Kids
Definition of unfair for Students
- an unfair trial
- We were treated unfairly.
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