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justness

[ juhst-nis ]
/ ˈdʒʌst nɪs /
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noun

the quality or state of being just, equitable, or right: His justness was never doubted.
conformity to fact or rule; correctness; exactness.

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justinianian, justitia, justitia omnibus, justle, justly, justness, jut, jute, jute board, jutes, jutish

Origin of justness

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


n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper