Definitions for injusticeɪnˈdʒʌs tɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•jus•ticeɪnˈdʒʌs tɪs(n.)

  1. the quality or fact of being unjust; inequity.

  2. violation of the rights of others; unjust or unfair action or treatment.

  3. an unjust or unfair act.

Origin of injustice:

1350–1400; ME < MF < L

Princeton's WordNet

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

    an unjust act

  2. injustice, unjustness(noun)

    the practice of being unjust or unfair

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. injustice(noun)ɪnˈdʒʌs tɪs

    unfair treatment or an unfair act

    to fight injustice; the injustices of the prison system


  1. injustice(Noun)

    absence of justice

  2. injustice(Noun)

    violation of the rights of another person

  3. injustice(Noun)

    unfairness; the state of not being fair or just

  4. Origin: From injustice; surface analysis is .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Injustice(noun)

    want of justice and equity; violation of the rights of another or others; iniquity; wrong; unfairness; imposition

  2. Injustice(noun)

    an unjust act or deed; a sin; a crime; a wrong

Translations for injustice

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(an instance of) unfairness or the lack of justice

He complained of injustice in the way he had been treated; They agreed that an injustice had been committed.

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