evenhanded

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

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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 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 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 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 An evenhanded portrait of Jared Bristol, an activist who fears a nationwide Islamic takeover, exemplifies the depth of her reportage. Amid rising anti-immigrant sentiment, Lewiston has sometimes drawn national attention. BostonGlobe.com, 23 July 2021 In an interview with the AP last year, Mr. Robinson said that Scholastic aimed to educate readers in an evenhanded way. Washington Post, 8 June 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. Washington Post, 30 Apr. 2021 Several council members joined in, praising Christensen for his evenhanded and even-tempered conduct. al, 27 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of evenhanded

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of evenhanded was in 1611

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“Evenhanded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evenhanded. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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evenhanded

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of evenhanded

: not favoring one side or group over another : fair

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