iniquitous


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in·iq·ui·tous

 (ĭ-nĭk′wĭ-təs)
adj.
Characterized by iniquity; wicked.

in·iq′ui·tous·ly adv.
in·iq′ui·tous·ness n.

in•iq•ui•tous

(ɪˈnɪk wɪ təs)

adj.
characterized by iniquity; wicked; sinful.
[1720–30]
in•iq′ui•tous•ly, adv.
in•iq′ui•tous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.iniquitous - characterized by iniquityiniquitous - characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin; "iniquitous deeds"; "he said it was sinful to wear lipstick"; "ungodly acts"
wicked - morally bad in principle or practice

iniquitous

iniquitous

adjective
Morally objectionable:
Translations

iniquitous

[ɪˈnɪkwɪtəs] ADJinicuo, injusto

iniquitous

[ɪˈnɪkwɪtəs] adjinique

iniquitous

iniquitous

[ɪˈnɪkwɪtəs] adjiniquo/a
it's an iniquitous system → è un sistema di un'ingiustizia mostruosa
References in classic literature ?
These, under the name of precedents, they produce as authorities to justify the most iniquitous opinions; and the judges never fail of directing accordingly.
He replied that he meant to go in search of this clown and chastise him for such iniquitous conduct, and see Andres paid to the last maravedi, despite and in the teeth of all the clowns in the world.
It not only serves to moderate the immediate mischiefs of those which may have been passed, but it operates as a check upon the legislative body in passing them; who, perceiving that obstacles to the success of iniquitous intention are to be expected from the scruples of the courts, are in a manner compelled, by the very motives of the injustice they meditate, to qualify their attempts.
Do you believe, then, that at the day of the Last Judgment God will separate blind executioners from iniquitous judges?
It certainly is a most iniquitous affair," said Mr.
And yet, notwithstanding their iniquitous conduct in this and in other matters, the French have ever plumed themselves upon being the most humane and polished of nations.
He sat there for some time without heeding them; his attention was lost in the irritation and bitterness produced by his recent glimpse of Miss Noemie's iniquitous vitality.
exclaimed Minnie Beebe who had narrowly watched the iniquitous transaction.
The mob even began to vent its rage by inveighing against the iniquitous judges, who had allowed such a detestable criminal as the villain Cornelius to get off so cheaply.
This public making of him over into an iniquitous monster had pretty well crushed any lingering hope he had of getting acquainted with Dede Mason.
Yes, they were very bad," McCoy agreed and went on serenely cooing of the blood and lust of his iniquitous ancestry.
I gave him three minutes to write and sign a settlement of all his iniquitous claims against me, or have his brains beaten out over his own carpet.