What is the opposite of fair?

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Adjective
Opposite of treating people equally without favoritism or discrimination
“If there was even a hint that the judge might be biased, I'd certainly be unhappy about it.”
Adjective
Opposite of considerable though not outstanding in size or amount
“The guests appear to be disgruntled after having an insufficient amount to eat and drink this evening.”
Adjective
Opposite of young and beautiful
“She felt unpretty and insecure for the best part of her childhood, but that all changed during her adolescent years.”
Adjective
Opposite of cloudless and sunny
“Beneath the cloudy sky, the green and blue shade cast by the giant trees fell in a mottled pattern on the forest floor.”
Adjective
Opposite of performed according to the rules
“Throughout the tournament, our team was often criticized for perceived unsportsmanlike behavior.”
Adjective
Opposite of justified by accepted standards of right and wrong
“Criticism of his performance was unjustified given his inexperience.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“The detectives had limited authority to execute a search without a legal warrant.”
Adjective
(of hair) Opposite of of a bleached or pale golden (light yellowish) color
“He had a penchant for dating women with brunette hair.”
Adjective
Opposite of light-complexioned
“She wore a matching pearl necklace and had a dark complexion with bright brown eyes.”
Adjective
Opposite of inspiring or feeling hope and optimism
“Unfortunately, I think your chances of ever returning home is looking rather bleak, Dorothy.”
Adjective
Opposite of in one's favor
“Our trek to the summit will not be helped by the unfavorable weather and conditions.”
Adjective
Opposite of free from stain (literally or figuratively)
“After a string of controversial accusations leveled against him, he has to work hard to clean up his tarnished reputation.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“When he met the novelist at a dinner late in 1878, James was in partial agreement with his definition of what it meant to be English.”
Adjective
Opposite of neither very good nor very bad
Adjective
Opposite of of only average standard or quality
Adjective
(of colours) Opposite of having a restrained or non-vibrant quality
“The forest was warm as summer and abloom with an abundance of colorful flowers.”
Adjective
(British, of prices) Opposite of extremely low in price as to be competitive
“I would love to expand our agenda in our itinerary but our budget just won't afford us those experiences with exorbitant prices!”
Adjective
Opposite of suitable or moderately good
“These personal attacks are unfitting for a person of his stature and unacceptable for a world leader.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a pale or sickly color or complexion, especially of one's skin tone
“She had a florid complexion and the strangest burgundy colored hair.”
Adjective
Opposite of having sound or fair judgment based on good sense
“Arguments framed in terms of fear may easily be represented as irrational and therefore illegitimate in terms of political debate.”
Adjective
Average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree
“On a moderate level of intensity, such feelings would amount to what is usually categorized as cheerfulness.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes kindness and generosity
“It is possible that you are antisocial, misanthropic, or in need of a good shrink.”
Adjective
Opposite of being a person of good repute and character
“An honest person will have friends who value honesty, and a dishonest one will have cheats as friends.”
Adjective
(generic intensifier) Opposite of extreme or absolute in degree
“I am intrigued by your mitigated sense of self-righteousness, but not entirely surprised.”
Adjective
Opposite of midway between extremes of size, amount, or degree
Adjective
Opposite of average or fairly good
“It was known to be an unsound ship at the dockyard, but the king refused to recall the voyage.”
Adjective
Opposite of greater than average in size, amount, value or degree
Adjective
Opposite of conclusive or definitive
“She has given us an extremely vague description of the perpetrator, therefore, we cannot press charges.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behaviour that one does not necessarily agree with
Adjective
(on) Opposite of not influenced by others
“Business decisions were made dependent on the outcomes derived from the meeting.”
Adjective
Opposite of showy, bold or audacious in behavior or appearance
“A simple and unnoticeable change in sugar intake can make a drastic difference and improve weight management.”
Adjective
Opposite of competent or reliable in nature
“Volibear's new kit has proven to be underwhelming on Summoner's Rift, with his unreliable skillset and his neither here-nor-there stats, resulting in a mess of a champion.”
Adverb
Opposite of in accordance to the rules or law
“The officials caught wind of him fighting dirty to come up trumps against his opponent.”
Noun
Opposite of a large public exhibition of art or trade goods
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