- iniquity: see equal
- iniquity (n.)
- c. 1300, "hostility, malevolence; a hostile action," from Old French iniquité "wickedness, unfavorable situation," from Latin iniquitatem (nominative iniquitas) "unequalness, unevenness, injustice," noun of quality from iniquus "unjust, unequal; slanting, steep," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + aequus "just, equal" (see equal (adj.)). For vowel change, see acquisition. Meaning "evil, wickedness" is from late 14c.
- 1. A disco isn't exactly a den of iniquity.
- 2. the iniquity of racial prejudice
- 3. Research has revealed that he is a monster of iniquity.
- 4. War is an iniquity.
- 5. He had plumbed the very depths of iniquity.
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