Definitions for iniquityɪˈnɪk wɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•iq•ui•tyɪˈnɪk wɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. gross injustice or wickedness.

  2. a violation of right or duty; wicked act; sin.

Origin of iniquity:

1300–50; ME < L inīquitās unevenness, unfairness =inīqu(us) uneven (in-in -3+-īquus, comb. form of aequus even, equal ) +-itās -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. iniquity, wickedness, darkness, dark(noun)

    absence of moral or spiritual values

    "the powers of darkness"

  2. evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquity(noun)

    morally objectionable behavior

  3. injustice, unfairness, iniquity, shabbiness(noun)

    an unjust act

Wiktionary

  1. iniquity(Noun)

    Deviation from what is right; wickedness, gross injustice.

  2. iniquity(Noun)

    A wrongful act.

  3. iniquity(Noun)

    Absence of moral or spiritual values, lawlessness.

  4. iniquity(Noun)

    Denial of the sovereignty of God.

  5. Origin: From iniquite, from iniquitas, from iniquus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Iniquity(noun)

    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

  2. Iniquity(noun)

    an iniquitous act or thing; a deed of injustice o/ unrighteousness; a sin; a crime

  3. Iniquity(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Iniquity

    Iniquity was a Danish death metal group. Established in 1989, the band released three full-length albums before parting ways in 2004.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

iniquity(noun)

(an act of) wickedness.

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