|Origin:||juste, from Latin justus, from jus 'right, law'|
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morally right and fair:
Henry sincerely believed that he was fighting a just war.
a just settlement
Charlemagne was respected as a just ruler.
deserved by someone:
a just reward for their loyal service
What would be a just punishment for such a crime?
I hope that he's caught and gets his just deserts (=is punished in the way he deserves).
These men are criminals, but they must be dealt with justly.
an achievement of which we can be justly proud