See also: Fairness

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Etymology Edit

From Middle English fairness, fæȝernesse, from Old English fæġernes (fairness; beauty; pleasantness), equivalent to fair +‎ -ness. Cognate with Old High German fagarnessi (fairness).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛəɹ.nəs/
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fairness (countable and uncountable, plural fairnesses)

  1. The property of being fair or equitable.
    Some questioned the fairness of the new laws.
  2. (archaic or literary) The property of being fair or beautiful.
    Synonyms: fairhood, beauty

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