American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Violation of another's rights or of what is right; lack of justice.
- n. A specific unjust act; a wrong.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lack of justice or equity; unjust action; violation of another's rights; wrong inflicted.
- n. Synonyms Damage, Harm, etc. (see injury); unfairness, foul play, grievance.
- n. Absence of justice.
- n. Violation of the rights of another person.
- n. Unfairness; the state of not being fair or just.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Lack of justice and equity; violation of the rights of another or others; iniquity; wrong; unfairness; imposition.
- n. An unjust act or deed; a sin; a crime; a wrong.
- n. the practice of being unjust or unfair
- n. an unjust act
- From French injustice. Equivalent to in- + justice. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French, from Latin iniūstitia, from iniūstus, unjust : in-, not; see in-1 + iūstus, just; see just1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I dipped my quill in ink and scratched the word injustice through one of the columns.”
“Should we seek to imitate what we term the injustice of”
“Well, they've fallen foul of the Mallorings over what they call injustice to some laborers.”
“She had been looking up files of old newspapers, and working herself up into a state of indignation with what she called the injustice and the hypocrisy of the prosecution.”
“Minutes before a Chesterfield County judge sentenced him to 40 years in prison for strangling a former flight attendant-turned prostitute, the man who once aspired to be a police officer delivered a 10-minute rant on what he described as the injustice of his prosecution.”
“Makhmalbaf, whose daughters Samira and Hana are also film makers, said he would use the prize, which comes with a $50,000 (29,990 pound) purse, to highlight what he called injustice in Iran.”
“Devers had always said Davies was entirely overrated by the colonel and Truman and others; he had held all summer that the lieutenant was a "molly-coddle;" he had been reproved more than once for what they termed his injustice to his subaltern, and now Davies had proved just exactly what he knew he would prove, -- a carpet knight, a prayer-meeting soldier, with neither grit nor brawn nor backbone; and if he was killed, at least he had died in time to save the regiment from having to blush for him in the future.”
“This South Park bridge situation makes me very angry and an example of how social/economic injustice is entrenched in our "liberal" city and county.”
“Ignoring any benefits from a reduction in injustice and private sector mismanagement, that would result in the public receiving a 500 to 1 return on its investment in the con-con.”
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Derivatives from Chapter 4 of Part One of English Words from Latin and Greek Elements
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