iniquity

  • 1 Iniquity — Gründung: 1989 Auflösung: 2004 Herkunftsland: Dänemark Genre: Death Metal Website: http://www.iniquity.dk/ (offline) …

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  • 2 Iniquity — In*iq ui*ty, n.; pl. {Iniquities}. [OE. iniquitee, F. iniquit[ e], L. iniquitas, inequality, unfairness, injustice. See {Iniquous}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; lack of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; …

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  • 3 iniquity — index atrocity, delinquency (misconduct), grievance, ground, guilt, injustice, misdeed, transgression …

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  • 4 iniquity — c.1300, hostility, malevolence; a hostile action, from O.Fr. iniquité wickedness, unfavorable situation, from L. iniquitatem (nom. iniquitas) unequalness, unevenness, injustice, noun of quality from iniquus unjust, unequal; slanting, steep, from… …

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  • 5 iniquity — [n] sin, evil abomination, baseness, crime, evildoing, heinousness, immorality, infamy, injustice, miscreancy, misdeed, offense, sinfulness, unfairness, unrighteousness, wickedness, wrong, wrongdoing; concept 645 Ant. good, goodness, virtue …

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  • 6 iniquity — ► NOUN (pl. iniquities) ▪ injustice or immoral behaviour. DERIVATIVES iniquitous adjective iniquitously adverb iniquitousness noun. ORIGIN Latin iniquitas, from iniquus not equal or just …

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  • 7 iniquity — [i nik′wi tē] n. [ME iniquite < OFr iniquité < L iniquitas < iniquus, unequal < in , not + aequus, EQUAL] 1. lack of righteousness or justice; wickedness 2. pl. iniquities a wicked, unjust, or unrighteous act …

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  • 8 Iniquity — Infobox musical artist Name = Iniquity Img capt = Img size = 250 Landscape = yes Background = group or band Origin = Copenhagen, Denmark Genre = Death metal Technical death metal Years active = 1989 2004 Label = Emanzipation Production Mighty… …

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  • 9 iniquity — inequity, iniquity These two words are related in form, meaning, and derivation. Inequity is the opposite of equity and means ‘inequality, unfairness, injustice’: • He believes that politicians need to tackle the inequities that divide society… …

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  • 10 iniquity — in|iq|ui|ty [ıˈnıkwıti] n plural iniquities [U and C] formal [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: iniquité, from Latin, from aequus equal ] the quality of being very unfair or evil, or something that is very unfair iniquity of ▪ He went on and …

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  • 11 Iniquity — Vice Vice, n. [F., from L. vitium.] 1. A defect; a fault; an error; a blemish; an imperfection; as, the vices of a political constitution; the vices of a horse. [1913 Webster] Withouten vice of syllable or letter. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Mark the …

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  • 12 iniquity — [[t]ɪnɪ̱kwɪti[/t]] iniquities N VAR You can refer to wicked actions or very unfair situations as iniquity. [FORMAL] He rails against the iniquities of capitalism... A disco isn t exactly a den of iniquity …

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  • 13 iniquity — noun (C, U) formal 1 the quality of being very unfair or evil, or something that is very unfair 2 den of iniquity humorous a place where there is a lot of immoral behaviour: Our mother regarded the pub as a den of iniquity …

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  • 14 iniquity — noun 1) many runaways become the pawns of these merchants of iniquity Syn: wickedness, sinfulness, immorality, impropriety; vice, evil, sin; villainy, criminality; odiousness, atrocity, egregiousness; outrage, monstrosity, obscenity,… …

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  • 15 iniquity — UK [ɪˈnɪkwətɪ] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms iniquity : singular iniquity plural iniquities formal extremely immoral or unfair actions or situations • See: den …

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  • 16 iniquity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English iniquite, from Anglo French iniquité, from Latin iniquitat , iniquitas, from iniquus uneven, from in + aequus equal Date: 14th century 1. gross injustice ; wickedness 2. a wicked act or thing ; sin …

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  • 17 iniquity — /i nik wi tee/, n., pl. iniquities. 1. gross injustice or wickedness. 2. a violation of right or duty; wicked act; sin. [1300 50; ME < L iniquitas unevenness, unfairness, equiv. to iniqu(us) uneven, unfair (in IN 3 + iquus, comb. form of aequus… …

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  • 18 iniquity — noun /ɪnˈɪk.wɪ.ti/ a) Deviation from what is right; wickedness, gross injustice. The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. b) A wrongful act …

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  • 19 iniquity — Synonyms and related words: abomination, atrocity, bad, breach, crime, crime against humanity, deadly sin, delinquency, dereliction, diablerie, disgrace, enormity, error, evil, failure, fault, felony, genocide, guilty act, heavy sin, illegality,… …

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  • 20 iniquity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. vice, immorality; sin, wickedness, transgression, crime, wrongdoing; injustice. See evil, wrong, improbity, illegality. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. unfairness, immorality, evildoing; see evil 1 ,… …

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