Origin of unfair
Examples from the Web for unfairness
She just belches about the unfairness of those criticisms being made.
Pitre is right, combat is about screw-ups, bad officers, apathetic contractors, regret, unfairness, and impossible missions.'Fives and Twenty-Fives' Is Fiction Honed in a Combat Zone|Brian Castner|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Robinson, there was no point in railing against the unfairness of the world; resentment would devour you from the inside out.Eddie Robinson, College Football’s Winningest Coach|Samuel G. Freedman|August 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Grunwald makes that latter point as if he were identifying some systematic bias or unfairness.
Something else helped give force to the protests: a sense of unfairness.
It is only when dealing with these themes that he seems to show any want of thoroughness: unfairness he never shows.
We may here consider whether such a demand contained any real feature of unfairness to warrant refusal.Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.)|C. H. Thomas
Can't you see the wicked--wicked--wicked' (dust flew from the padded arm-rest as he struck it) unfairness of it?A Diversity of Creatures|Rudyard Kipling
"It was very sad having slavery abolished—for some people," suggested Colville; he felt the unfairness of the point he had made.Indian Summer|William D. Howells
If there was any unfairness in collectors it should be inquired into; they were not appointed by the crown.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for unfairness
Word Origin and History for unfairness
Old English unfægr "unlovely," from un- (1) "not" + fair. Cf. Old Norse ufagr, Gothic unfagrs. Meaning "wicked, evil, bad" is recorded from c.1300. Sense of "not equitable, unjust" is first recorded 1713. Related: Unfairly; unfairness.