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unfair Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    unjust.
    • used unfair methods
    • it was an unfair trial
    • took an unfair advantage
WordNet

Un*fair" transitive verb
Etymology
1st pref. un- + fair.
Definitions
  1. To deprive of fairness or beauty. R. Shak.
Un*fair" adjective
Etymology
AS. unfæger unlovely. See Un- not, and Fair, a.
Definitions
  1. Not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or involving trick or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal.
    You come, like an unfair merchant, to charge me with being in your debt. Swift.
    -- Un*fair"ly, adv -- Un*fair"ness, n.

Webster 1913