fairness

[ fair-nis ]
/ ˈfɛər nɪs /

noun

the state, condition, or quality of being fair, or free from bias or injustice; evenhandedness: I have to admit, in all fairness, that she would only be paid for part of the work.
the quality of being light of hair or complexion: She was proud of the fairness of her skin, and never went out without a parasol and gloves.

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Origin of fairness

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