6 Apr 2014

Three Days' Word: Iniquity

Iniquity noun

Pronunciation: /ɪnɪkwəti:/

Etymology: From OLD FRENCH ‘iniquite’; originally from LATIN ‘iniquitas’.

Definition: A form of grossly unfair immorality.

Example Sentences:

‘Dictators often show great iniquity.’

‘Iniquity is a feature of bad teachers; it is because they hate their job, and wish to bequeath that to their pupils.’

‘Your accrasial iniquity can only harm your political image.’

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