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But she constantly recalls what that snobbish Bines was unfair enough to tell her.

Why she did not quite like them she did not yet know, and was anxious not to be unfair.

He was a very severe, and often unfair, critic of his predecessors.

"Every single thing that you have done that was unfair to me all my life," said Linda.

Wouldn't it be unfair to Rose to be so generous to his wife?

All here is so unprecedented, so changed, so sudden and unfair, that I am absolutely lost.

But I could only resolve that I would be no party to any unfair plan of opposing her.

It gives some an unfair advantage, and I have known it lead to unpleasantness.

For a moment my part of the labor seemed so easy as to be unfair.

But from the evidence she brought we voted that it is unfair to suppose that the Judges are men.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English unfægr "unlovely," from un- (1) "not" + fair. Cf. Old Norse ufagr, Gothic unfagrs. Meaning "wicked, evil, bad" is recorded from c.1300. Sense of "not equitable, unjust" is first recorded 1713. Related: Unfairly; unfairness.

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