What does injustice mean?

Definitions for injusticeɪnˈdʒʌs tɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word injustice.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    an unjust act

  2. injustice, unjustness(noun)

    the practice of being unjust or unfair


  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

  3. Origin: [F. injustice, L. injustitia. See In- not, and Justice, and cf. Unjust.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Injustice

    in-jus′tis, n. violation or withholding of another's rights or dues: wrong: iniquity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of injustice in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of injustice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Samuel Johnson:

    An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.

  2. Benewende Stanislas Sankara:

    The people's message is clear, and we've heard it. Injustice, never again ... Corruption, never again. Soon we'll settle the scores.

  3. Diana Holt:

    That the justice system provided an avenue for an immediate release to freedom for Mr. Elmore that was previously not available to him is more justice than injustice.

  4. Jeffrey Toobin:

    In a very narrow category of cases where the federal government believes an injustice has been done, then federal prosecutors will step in, but by and large, they operate in separate spheres.

  5. Costa Rica Roy Miller:

    In the area, you know there will always be contact but there was no push, he (Peralta) made a drama of it. In the end it's an injustice and we're leaving (the tournament) very hurt, it's not right that in the final minute there should be this injustice against us but we're leaving with our heads high.

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