[juhst-lee] /ˈdʒʌst li/
in a manner; honestly; fairly:
Deal justly with the prisoners.
in conformity to fact or rule; accurately.
deservedly; as deserved.
early 14c., “in an adjacent position, closely,” from just (adj.) + -ly (2). Meanings “truthfully, honestly,” “in an equitable manner, with justice, fairly” are from late 14c. Sense of “justifiably, with good reason” is from c.1400; that of “legally, legitimately, rightfully” is early 15c.
[juhst-nis] /ˈdʒʌst nɪs/ noun 1. the quality or state of being , equitable, or right: His justness was never doubted. 2. conformity to fact or rule; correctness; exactness. n. early 15c., from just (adj.) + -ness.
- Just noticeable difference
noun 1. (psychol) another name for difference threshold jnd
- Just now
1. Exactly at this time, as in Harry isn’t here just now; can he call you back? [ Late 1600s ] 2. Only a moment ago, as in As she was saying just now, they are fully booked. [ Early 1600s ]
- Just off the boat
modifier Just in from a foreign country; also, naive and gullible: They don’t understand; they are just off the boat