[ juhst-nis ]
/ ˈdʒʌst nɪs /


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

Origin of justness

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



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

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