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justness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Justness  \Just"ness\,  n. 
  The  quality  of  being  just  conformity  to  truth,  propriety, 
  accuracy,  exactness,  and  the  like  justice;  reasonableness; 
  fairness;  equity;  as  justness  of  proportions;  the  justness 
  of  a  description  or  representation;  the  justness  of  a  cause 
 
  In  value  the  satisfaction  I  had  in  seeing  it 
  represented  with  all  the  justness  and  gracefulness  of 
  action  --Dryden. 
 
  Note:  Justness  is  properly  applied  to  things  and  justice  to 
  persons;  but  the  distinction  is  not  always  observed. 
 
  Syn:  Accuracy;  exactness;  correctness;  propriety;  fitness; 
  reasonableness;  equity;  uprightness;  justice. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  justness 
  n  1:  conformity  with  some  esthetic  standard  of  correctness  or 
  propriety;  "it  was  performed  with  justness  and  beauty" 
  [syn:  {rightness},  {nicety}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  just  or  fair  [syn:  {justice}]  [ant:  {injustice}] 




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