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justest


 
  Overview  of  adj  just 
 
  The  adj  just  has  4  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (4)  just  --  (used  especially  of  what  is  legally  or  ethically  right  or  proper  or  fitting;  "a  just  and  lasting  peace"-  A.Lincoln;  "a  kind  and  just  man";  "a  just  reward";  "his  just  inheritance") 
  2.  equitable,  just  --  (implying  justice  dictated  by  reason,  conscience,  and  a  natural  sense  of  what  is  fair  to  all  "equitable  treatment  of  all  citizens";  "an  equitable  distribution  of  gifts  among  the  children") 
  3.  fair,  just  --  (free  from  favoritism  or  self-interest  or  bias  or  deception;  or  conforming  with  established  standards  or  rules  "a  fair  referee;  "fair  deal";  "on  a  fair  footing";  "a  fair  fight";  "by  fair  means  or  foul") 
  4.  good,  just  upright,  virtuous  --  (of  moral  excellence;  "a  genuinely  good  person";  "a  just  cause";  "an  upright  and  respectable  man";  "the  life  of  the  nation  is  secure  only  while  the  nation  is  honest,  truthful,  and  virtuous"-  Frederick  Douglass) 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  just 
 
  4  senses  of  just 
 
  Sense  1 
  just  (vs.  unjust) 
 
  unjust  (vs.  just) 
  =>  actionable 
  =>  wrongful 
 
  Sense  2 
  equitable  (vs.  inequitable),  just 
 
 
  Sense  3 
  fair  (vs.  unfair),  just 
 
 
  Sense  4 
  good,  just  upright,  virtuous 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  righteous)  ->  unrighteous 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  just 
 
  4  senses  of  just 
 
  Sense  1 
  just  (vs.  unjust) 
  =>  conscionable 
  =>  fitting,  meet 
  =>  retributive,  retributory 
  =>  rightful(postnominal) 
  Also  See->  fair#1,  just#3;  honorable#2,  honourable#1;  right#4;  righteous#1 
 
  Sense  2 
  equitable  (vs.  inequitable),  just 
  =>  evenhanded 
 
  Sense  3 
  fair  (vs.  unfair),  just 
  =>  antimonopoly,  antitrust 
  =>  clean,  sporting,  sportsmanlike 
  =>  fair-minded 
  =>  fair-and-square 
  Also  See->  impartial#1,  fair#2;  just#1;  reasonable#1,  sensible#1 
 
  Sense  4 
  good,  just  upright,  virtuous 
  =>  righteous  (vs.  unrighteous) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  just 
 
  1  of  4  senses  of  just 
 
  Sense  3 
  fair  (vs.  unfair),  just 
  =>  fairness,  equity 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  just 
 
  just  used  as  an  adjective  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  4) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  just 
  just 
  justifiable 
  justificative 
  justificatory 
  justified 
  unjust 
 
  Overview  of  adj  just 
 
  The  adj  just  has  4  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (4)  just  --  (used  especially  of  what  is  legally  or  ethically  right  or  proper  or  fitting;  "a  just  and  lasting  peace"-  A.Lincoln;  "a  kind  and  just  man";  "a  just  reward";  "his  just  inheritance") 
  2.  equitable,  just  --  (implying  justice  dictated  by  reason,  conscience,  and  a  natural  sense  of  what  is  fair  to  all  "equitable  treatment  of  all  citizens";  "an  equitable  distribution  of  gifts  among  the  children") 
  3.  fair,  just  --  (free  from  favoritism  or  self-interest  or  bias  or  deception;  or  conforming  with  established  standards  or  rules  "a  fair  referee;  "fair  deal";  "on  a  fair  footing";  "a  fair  fight";  "by  fair  means  or  foul") 
  4.  good,  just  upright,  virtuous  --  (of  moral  excellence;  "a  genuinely  good  person";  "a  just  cause";  "an  upright  and  respectable  man";  "the  life  of  the  nation  is  secure  only  while  the  nation  is  honest,  truthful,  and  virtuous"-  Frederick  Douglass)