from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Violation of another's rights or of what is right; lack of justice.
- n. A specific unjust act; a wrong.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Absence of justice.
- n. Violation of the rights of another person.
- n. Unfairness; the state of not being fair or just.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the practice of being unjust or unfair
- n. an unjust act
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)
From French injustice. Equivalent to in- + justice. (Wiktionary)