unfairly Definition

  • 1in a manner that is not just or equitable
  • 2in a biased or prejudiced way

Using unfairly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unfairly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She was unfairly treated by her boss.

  • Example

    The referee made a call that unfairly favored the home team.

  • Example

    He was unfairly blamed for the mistake.

  • Example

    The company was accused of treating its employees unfairly.

unfairly Synonyms and Antonyms


Summary: unfairly in Brief

'Unfairly' [ʌnˈfeəli] means in a manner that is not just or equitable, or in a biased or prejudiced way. It is often used to describe situations where someone is treated unjustly or blamed for something they did not do, as in 'She was unfairly treated by her boss.' 'Unfairly' has no idiomatic or formal usage.

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