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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]