Definition of iniquity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

iniquity

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɪˈnɪkwəti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈnɪkwəti//
 
[uncountable, countable](pl. iniquities)(formal)
 
jump to other results
the fact of being very unfair or wrong; something that is very unfair or wrong the iniquity of racial prejudice the iniquities of the criminal justice system Word Origin Middle English: from Old French iniquite, from Latin iniquitas, from iniquus, from in- ‘not’ + aequus ‘equal, just’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: iniquity