from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Characterized by iniquity; wicked.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked: as, an iniquitous bargain.
- Synonyms Illegal, Wicked, etc. (see
criminal); unfair, inequitable, unrighteous, unprincipled, nefarious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked
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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin
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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.