V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: characterized by being wicked, unjust, and unfair

Synonyms: wicked, unjust, unfair, corrupt, mean, sinful, evil

Antonyms: honest, just, moral, fair

Tips: Iniquitous is derived from the Latin iniquus, which means "unjust, unequal." Something iniquitous is considered wicked or unjust. Iniquity is the related noun and denotes lack of moral values or unjust acts.

Usage Examples:

After the dictator took over, iniquitous laws were forced on the people. (unjust)

The general theme of most comic books is that the superhero must stop the iniquitous actions of the villain. (evil, wicked)

It is an iniquitous system where women are paid much less for the same jobs as men. (unjust, corrupt)

The iniquity of the situation made us realize that we would have to fight for our rights or continue to be treated unjustly. (injustice, unfairness, wickedness) noun

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