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 action. --Dryden.
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.
n 1: conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or
propriety; "it was performed with justness and beauty"
[syn: rightness, nicety]
2: the quality of being just or fair [syn: justice] [ant: injustice]