harsh but just treatment or action

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What does "harsh but just treatment or action " mean?
 

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It means that the treatment was harsh, but nevertheless, it was just. It was consistent with justice.
You might need to look up 'just'. It's not the more common meaning of 'just'.
 

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It means that the treatment was harsh, but nevertheless, it was just. It was consistent with justice.
You might need to look up 'just'. It's not the more common meaning of 'just'.


Thank you Raymott. I can't understand which meaning of "just" is correct.
 

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What definitions have you found for "just" (as an adjective)?
 

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No. "Justice" is a noun. "Just" is an adjective. Did you actually look it up in a dictionary?
 

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I noticed that you ask the same question here.

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No. "Justice" is a noun. "Just" is an adjective. Did you actually look it up in a dictionary?

I look it up actually:
8.guided by reason, justice, and fairness:
a just society.
 

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I noticed that you ask the same question here.

We recommend posting a question on one forum only initially. If you do not get a satisfactory answer from that forum and you feel that you have exhausted its possibilities, then of course trying a different forum might help. It is only courteous however, to tell the second forum that you have already asked the question on another forum and then give a precis of the answers you received there, or provide a link to it, along with an explanation of why you are now looking elsewhere.
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Ok, you are right. Excuse me.
 
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