Definitions for iniquityɪˈnɪk wɪ ti
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iniquity, wickedness, darkness, dark(noun)
absence of moral or spiritual values
"the powers of darkness"
evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquity(noun)
morally objectionable behavior
injustice, unfairness, iniquity, shabbiness(noun)
an unjust act
Deviation from what is right; wickedness, gross injustice.
A wrongful act.
Absence of moral or spiritual values, lawlessness.
Denial of the sovereignty of God.
Origin: From iniquite, from iniquitas, from iniquus.
absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness; as, the iniquity of bribery; the iniquity of an unjust judge
an iniquitous act or thing; a deed of injustice o/ unrighteousness; a sin; a crime
a character or personification in the old English moralities, or moral dramas, having the name sometimes of one vice and sometimes of another. See Vice
Origin: [OE. iniquitee, F. iniquit, L. iniquitas, inequality, unfairness, injustice. See Iniquous.]
Iniquity was a Danish death metal group. Established in 1989, the band released three full-length albums before parting ways in 2004.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-ik′wi-ti, n. want of equity or fairness: injustice: wickedness: a crime: one of the names of the Vice, the established buffoon of the old Moralities.—adj. Iniq′uitous, unjust: unreasonable: wicked.—adv. Iniq′uitously. [Fr.,—L. iniquitatem—iniquus, unequal—in, not, æquus, equal.]
The numerical value of iniquity in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of iniquity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity.
In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
A peek inside the city's many nightspots reveals a Shangri-La-di-da of tiny Shanghai socialites in even tinier outfits dancing provocatively with well-to-do Westerners. But while such sights may draw gasps from some people, the truth is that this kind of thing is nothing new for Shanghai, the Orient's original opium-den of iniquity.
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