Thesaurus: justice Synonyms, justice Antonyms
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 equity, fair shake, right Related Words equitability, equitableness, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality; goodness, righteousness, virtue; honor, integrity, uprightness Near Antonyms bias, one-sidedness, partiality, prejudice; unfairness, unjustness, wrongfulness; corruption, impropiety; crime, offense (or offence), wrongdoing; disservice, harm Antonyms inequity, injustice, raw deal, wrong
2 a public official having authority to decide questions of law a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Synonyms adjudicator, beak [chiefly British], bench, court, jurist, judge, magistrateRelated Words chief justice, circuit judge, justice of the peace, squire; auditor, master; jurisconsult, jurisprudent
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 disinterest, disinterestedness, equity, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality, detachment, 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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