What does inequity mean?

Definitions for inequityɪnˈɛk wɪ ti

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfairness, inequity(noun)

    injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards


  1. inequity(Noun)

    A lack of justice; injustice.

  2. inequity(Noun)

    An unjust act; a disservice.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inequity(noun)

    want of equity; injustice; wrong


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inequity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inequity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Doug McMillon:

    In the world there is a debate over inequity, and sometimes we get caught up in that.

  2. Jane Kim:

    It’s not inherently a bad thing, but it will concentrate wealth and it’s going to drive further inequity if you don’t prepare for it now, preposterous.

  3. Gore Vidal:

    The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

  4. Former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening:

    He understands what it is like to be the top elected official in a really challenging urban area, including the area of law enforcement, what you've got here is a powder keg in the sense that the community doesn't trust the police and the police doesn't trust the community, amidst a growing sense of poverty and inequity and hopelessness.

  5. Patricia Davidson:

    It's a real indictment that this issue of gender disparity is prevalent in nursing where it's predominantly female, in Wall Street or Silicon Valley people can dismiss it because it's a culture that's not known to be accommodating – a male-dominated work environment where it's stacked against them – but when you see this inequity in nursing it speaks to a larger problem.

Images & Illustrations of inequity

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