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justness

[juhst-nis] /ˈdʒʌst nɪs/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being just, equitable, or right:
His justness was never doubted.
2.
conformity to fact or rule; correctness; exactness.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English justnesse. See just1, -ness
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  • Researchers surveyed students, measuring their skepticism about global warming and their belief in the justness of the world.
  • Any claims regarding the justness or otherwise of society are nothing more than opinions.
  • The justness of it makes itself felt even by its opposers.
  • Mercy and justness call for helping victims or survivors of traumatic events.
Word Origin and History for justness
n.

early 15c., from just (adj.) + -ness.

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