American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Characterized by iniquity; wicked.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked: as, an iniquitous bargain.
- Synonyms Illegal, Wicked, etc. (see criminal); unfair, inequitable, unrighteous, unprincipled, nefarious.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked.
- adj. characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin
- iniquity + -ous (Wiktionary)
“Robespierre, a narrow, prudish, jealous, puritanical but able lawyer from Arras, with journalists like Desmoulins and Loustallot, inveighed against what they described as iniquitous class legislation that would have excluded from the councils of the French nation Jean”
“Having failed in a design, which the word iniquitous is scarcely sufficient to characterise, the House of Assembly decidedly assumed a progressive or reform character.”
“I'm sorry if I sound preachy or scolding, but reading about Reid's perfidy - and that's not too strong a word, nor is "iniquitous" - really set something set me off, today.”
“He called his iniquitous vices, follies his licentiousness, love of pleasure his unprincipled expenditure and extravagance, a want of the knowledge of what money was: and his worst sin of all, because the one least likely to be abandoned, his positive, unyielding damning selfishness, he called ‘fashion’ the fashion of the young men of the day.”
“He called his iniquitous vices, follies -- his licentiousness, love of pleasure -- his unprincipled expenditure and extravagance, a want of the knowledge of what money was: and his worst sin of all, because the one least likely to be abandoned, his positive, unyielding damning selfishness, he called "fashion" -- the fashion of the young men of the day.”
“No one else's use of the word "iniquitous" would make me laugh so hard.”
“The Democratic Alliance has called for Capetonians to unite against what it says is an "iniquitous" plan to turn key sections of the N1 and”
“So pardon me if I take your condemnation of gay marriage as "iniquitous" with a grain of salt.”
“The present "iniquitous" situation could not continue.”
“The South African Legion on Thursday slammed the budget for its failure to address what it described as the "iniquitous" R18 a month allowance paid to war veterans.”
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