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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 of justness
late Middle English
1400-1450
First recorded in 1400-50, justness is from the late Middle English word justnesse. See just1, -ness
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n.

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

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