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justice

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Synonyms and Antonyms of justice

  1. 1 the practice of giving to others what is their due or an instance of this the victim's family felt that justice had been done in the case Synonyms of justice equity, fair shake, right Words Related to justice equitability, equitableness, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality; goodness, righteousness, virtue; honor, integrity, uprightness Near Antonyms of justice bias, one-sidedness, partiality, prejudice; unfairness, unjustness, wrongfulness; corruption, impropiety; crime, offense (or offence), wrongdoing; disservice, harm Antonyms of justice inequity, injustice, raw deal, wrong

  2. 2 a public official having authority to decide questions of law a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Synonyms of justice adjudicator, beak [chiefly British], bench, court, jurist, judge, magistrateWords Related to justice chief justice, circuit judge, justice of the peace, squire; auditor, master; jurisconsult, jurisprudent

  3. 3 lack of favoritism toward one side or another with scrupulous justice, the marriage counselor noted that both parties had much to atone for Synonyms of justice disinterest, disinterestedness, equity, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality, detachment, neutralism, neutrality, nonpartisanship, objectiveness, objectivityWords Related to justice apathy, indifference, unconcern; broad-mindedness, open-mindedness, tolerance; fence-sitting, straddlingNear Antonyms of justice chauvinism, nepotism; subjectiveness, subjectivity; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgmentAntonyms of justice bias, favor, favoritism, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, partiality, partisanship, prejudice


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