iniquitous

[ih-nik-wi-tuhs]
adjective
characterized by injustice or wickedness; wicked; sinful.

Origin:
1720–30; iniquit(y) + -ous

iniquitously, adverb
iniquitousness, noun
uniniquitous, adjective
uniniquitously, adverb
uniniquitousness, noun


flagitious, nefarious, perverse, evil, base, unjust, wrong.


righteous.
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iniquity (ɪˈnɪkwɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  lack of justice or righteousness; wickedness; injustice
2.  a wicked act; sin
 
[C14: from Latin inīquitās, from inīquus unfair, from in-1 + aequus even, level; see equal]
 
in'iquitous
 
adj
 
in'iquitously
 
adv
 
in'iquitousness
 
n

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Example sentences
The only power that has actually used these iniquitous weapons is determined to preserve its hegemony by them.
Legislation equally iniquitous as this, it is to be taken for granted, will follow.
Public policy may require that the erring driver be treated as if he were iniquitous, but its command here is to the contrary.
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