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unfair 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˌənˈfe(ə)r/,
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unfairer, comparative; unfairest, superlative;
  1. Not based on or behaving according to the principles of equality and justice
    • - at times like these the legal system appears inhumane and unfair
  2. Unkind, inconsiderate, or unreasonable
    • - you're unfair to criticize like that when she's never done you any harm
  3. Not following the rules of a game or sport


  1. not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
  2. (unfairly) in an unfair manner; "they dealt with him unfairly"; "their accusations hit below the belt"
  3. (unfairness) partiality that is not fair or equitable
  4. (unfairness) injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
  5. (unfairness) injustice: an unjust act
  6. Not fair, unjust
  7. (Unfairly) to be sure he has.—He never could have done it fairly.
  8. (Unfairly (Tom Swifty)) "Carnivals are noisy and useless," griped Tom unfairly.
  9. In an ombudsman investigation, "unfair" means that the agency:
  10. Rich people can keep some of their money