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iniquity

Line breaks: ini|quity
Pronunciation: /ɪˈnɪkwɪti
 
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Definition of iniquity in English:

noun (plural iniquities)

[mass noun]
Immoral or grossly unfair behaviour: a den of iniquity [count noun]: the iniquities of British taxation
More example sentences
  • It may be that the house of Judah will hear all the evil which I purpose to do unto them; that they may return every man from his evil way; that I may forgive their iniquity and their sin.
  • God imputes to Christ, makes over to Christ, lays upon Christ our iniquity and our sin and our unrighteousness and our wickedness.
  • This state is described in Psalm 51 as the result of transgressions, iniquity, sin, and evil.
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Origin

Middle English: from Old French iniquite, from Latin iniquitas, from iniquus, from in- 'not' + aequus 'equal, just'.

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