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iniquitous

[ih-nik-wi-tuh s] /ɪˈnɪk wɪ təs/
adjective
1.
characterized by injustice or wickedness; wicked; sinful.
Origin of iniquitous
1720-1730
1720-30; iniquit(y) + -ous
Related forms
iniquitously, adverb
iniquitousness, noun
uniniquitous, adjective
uniniquitously, adverb
uniniquitousness, noun
Synonyms
flagitious, nefarious, perverse, evil, base, unjust, wrong.
Antonyms
righteous.
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Word Origin and History for iniquitous
adj.

1726, from iniquity + -ous. Related: Iniquitously.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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