unfair
[ʌnˈfɛː]
ADJECTIVE
unfairer (comparative adjective) · unfairest (superlative adjective)
  1. not based on or behaving according to the principles of equality and justice.
    "at times like these the legal system appears inhuman and unfair" ·
    "it would be unfair to blame her for the situation"
    antonyms:
    fair · just
ORIGIN
Old English unfæger ‘not beautiful’ (see un-1, fair1).
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How to use unfair in a sentence?
a former employee swore an affidavit relating to his claim for unfair dismissal.
commission overrides give established carriers an unfair advantage.
at times like these the legal system appears inhuman and unfair.
he has borne a lot of unfair criticism from all and sundry.
not every employee is eligible to claim unfair dismissal.
the government acknowledged that the tax was unfair.
it would be unfair to blame her for the situation.
the system was manifestly unfair.
he was sent off for unfair play.
the decision was grossly unfair.
a grotesquely unfair tax system.
‘That's unfair!’ Maggie raged.
a claim for unfair dismissal.
How to say unfair in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (ADJECTIVE)onbillike, onregverdige
Arabic (ADJECTIVE)جائرة, الجائرة, المجحفة, ظالمة, الظلم, عادلة, عادل, غير المشروعة, عدلا, العدل, الانصاف
Bangla অন্যায্য
Bosnian (Latin) nepravedno
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)нелоялна, несправедливо, нечестно, непочтен, некоректни, неравноправни
Cantonese (Traditional) 公平
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)deslleial, injust
Chinese Simplified 公平
Chinese Traditional 公平
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)nepošteno, nepravedno, fer, pošteno
(NOUN)nepoštenoj
Czech (ADJECTIVE)nekalé, nespravedlivé, nefér, nepřiměřených, nepoctivého, nerovných, nehezký, neoprávněnou, fér, nečestné, nesportovní
Danish (ADJECTIVE)urimelig, uretfærdig, illoyal, uredelige, uærlige, uberettiget
Dutch (ADJECTIVE)oneerlijke, onrechtvaardig, onbillijke, onredelijk, onterecht, ongelijke
Estonian (ADJECTIVE)ebaõiglane, ebaausate, kõlvatu
Fijian sega ni dodonu
Filipino hindi patas
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)epäreilua, epäoikeudenmukaista, epäterveet, sopimattomia, vilpillistä, kohtuuttomia
French (ADJECTIVE)injuste, déloyale, inéquitable, indu, abusives, inique
German (ADJECTIVE)unlauteren, ungerecht, missbräuchliche
Greek (ADJECTIVE)αθέμιτες, άδικο, άδικη, αθέµιτες, άδικες, καταχρηστικές, άδικων, άδικα, δίκαιες
Haitian Creole abi
Hebrew (ADJECTIVE)הוגן
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)अनुचित
Hmong Daw tsis ncaj ncees
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)tisztességtelen, igazságtalan, méltánytalan
Icelandic (ADJECTIVE)ósanngjarn, óréttlátt
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)adil
Italian (ADJECTIVE)ingiusto, sleale, iniquo, abusive, scorretto, indebito
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)不公平, 不公正, 不公平だ, 不当, 不正, アンフェア
Kiswahili haki
Korean (ADJECTIVE)불공정, 부당한
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)negodīgu, netaisnīgi, godīgi
Lithuanian (ADJECTIVE)nesąžiningos, neteisinga
Malagasy tsy rariny
Malay (Latin) tidak adil
Maltese (ADJECTIVE)inġusta, nġusta
Norwegian Bokmål urettferdig
Persian (ADJECTIVE)ناعادلانه, غیرمنصفانه
Polish (ADJECTIVE)nieuczciwe, niesprawiedliwe, Fair
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)injusto, desleal, abusivas, justo, viciada
Querétaro Otomi injusto
Romanian (ADJECTIVE)neloiale, nedrept, inechitabile, abuzive, nemeritat, incorecte, injust, inegale, povară
Russian (ADJECTIVE)несправедливо, недобросовестной, нечестно, шестякино
Samoan talafeagai
Serbian (Cyrillic) Није фер
Serbian (Latin) Nije fer
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)nekalej, nespravodlivé, nečestné, nefér, neprijateľné
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)nepošteno, nelojalne, nepravično, nedovoljenih, nelep
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)injusto, desleal, abusivas
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)orättvist, illojal, otillbörliga, oskäliga, ojusta, ohederliga, orimligt
Tahitian tano
Tamil நியாயமற்ற
Telugu అన్యాయం
Thai ไม่เป็นธรรม
Tongan ta'etotonu
Turkish (ADJECTIVE)haksız, adaletsiz, insafsız, hileli
Ukrainian (ADJECTIVE)несправедливо, недобросовісної, нечесно, незаконне
(NOUN)недобросовісна
Urdu غیر منصفانہ
Vietnamese không công bằng
Welsh (ADJECTIVE)annheg
Yucatec Maya injusto
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