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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: iniquité, from Latin, from aequus 'equal'

iniquity

noun
     
in‧iq‧ui‧ty plural iniquities [uncountable and countable] formal
the quality of being very unfair or evil, or something that is very unfair
iniquity of
He went on and on about the iniquities of bourgeois oppression.
They were trying to protect their son from iniquity.

➔ den of iniquity

at den (6)

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