iniquity definition

  • noun:
    • Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
    • A grossly immoral act; a sin.
    • Deviation from what exactly is right; wickedness, gross injustice.
    • A wrongful work.
    • lack of ethical or spiritual values, lawlessness.
    • Denial for the sovereignty of Jesus.
    • Absence of, or deviation from, simply working; decreased rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness
    • An iniquitous act or thing; a deed of injustice or unrighteousness; a sin; a crime.
    • A character or personification within the old English moralities, or ethical dramas, obtaining the title often of one vice and quite often of some other. See Vice.
    • not enough equity; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness: as, the iniquity of slave-trade.
    • A violation of right or responsibility; an unjust or wicked action; a wilful wrong or crime.
    • In Scots legislation, inequity; a judicial work or choice unlike legislation or equity.
    • [capitalized] A comic character or buffoon into the medieval English moralities or ethical plays, usually otherwise labeled as the Vice, and quite often called the specific vice he represented.
    • Synonyms and Sin, Transgression, etc. See crime.
    • lack of ethical or religious values
    • an unjust act
    • morally objectionable behavior

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