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iniquity

in·iq·ui·ty

iniquity

 
 
pronunciation:
ih nI kwih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: iniquities
definition 1: great injustice or wickedness.
South African blacks suffered the iniquity of apartheid for decades.
synonyms:
depravity, inequity, injustice, nefariousness, sin, unfairness, unrighteousness, villainy, wickedness, wrong
antonyms:
virtue
similar words:
badness, corruption, dishonesty, evil, immorality, outrage, profligacy, turpitude, vice
definition 2: a wicked or sinful act or condition.
synonyms:
depravity, immorality, infamy, injustice, sin, transgression, vice, villainy, wickedness, wrong, wrongdoing
antonyms:
virtue
similar words:
atrocity, corruption, crime, delinquency, dishonesty, evil, injury, knavery, malefaction, malfeasance, outrage
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