The state or characteristic of being just or fair. (noun)
The ideal of fairness, impartiality, etc., especially with regard to the punishment of wrongdoing. (noun)
Judgment and punishment of a party who has allegedly wronged (an)other(s). (noun)
The civil power dealing with law. (noun)
A judge of certain courts. Also capitalized as a title. (noun)
Correctness, conforming to reality or rules. (noun)
Examples of word justice
Callicles 'contempt for justice as normally understood turns out to involve four main ingredients: a critique of conventional justice, an account of Ëœjustice according to natureâ„¢, a theory of the virtues, and a hedonistic conception of the good.
'Clapp, you can go,' said the Captain; and Mr. Numbers Clapp lost no time in conveying himself from the dangerous vicinity of justice; though such _justice_ as we here record, was not very dangerous to _him_.
To particular justice belongs _justice of exchange, _ which he describes as "the habit of observing equality in commutations."
It was not TomÂ’s practice to Â“tell, Â” but here justice clearly demanded that Maggie should be visited with the utmost punishment; not that Tom had learned to put his views in that abstract form; he never mentioned Â“justice, Â” and had no idea that his desire to punish might be called by that fine name.
And this is also to be gathered out of the ordinary definition of justice in the schools; for they say that Â‘justice is the constant will of giving to every man his own.