[syn: justice, justness]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or
propriety; "it was performed with justness and beauty"
[syn: justness, rightness, nicety]
2: the quality of being just or fair [syn: justice,
justness] [ant: injustice, unjustness]