injustice


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in·jus·tice

 (ĭn-jŭs′tĭs)
n.
1. Violation of another's rights or of what is right; lack of justice.
2. A specific unjust act; a wrong.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin iniūstitia, from iniūstus, unjust : in-, not; see in-1 + iūstus, just; see just1.]

injustice

(ɪnˈdʒʌstɪs)
n
1. the condition or practice of being unjust or unfair
2. an unjust act

in•jus•tice

(ɪnˈdʒʌs tɪs)

n.
1. the quality or fact of being unjust; inequity.
2. violation of the rights of others; unjust or unfair action or treatment.
3. an unjust or unfair act.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.injustice - an unjust actinjustice - an unjust act        
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
2.injustice - the practice of being unjust or unfairinjustice - the practice of being unjust or unfair
unrighteousness - failure to adhere to moral principles; "forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness"
inequity, unfairness - injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
wrong, wrongfulness - that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong"
justice, justness - the quality of being just or fair

injustice

injustice

noun
1. Lack of justice:
2. An act that is not just:
Law: injury.
Translations
ظُلْمظُلْمٌ
nespravedlnostkřivda
uretfærdighed
vääryys
nepravdabespravljebezakonjekrivda
óréttlæti
不公平
부정
būti neteisiam kieno nors atžvilgiuneteisybė
netaisnība
nepravičnost
bespravljebezakonjekrivdanepravda
orättvisa
ความไม่ยุติธรรม
sự bất công

injustice

[ɪnˈdʒʌstɪs] Ninjusticia f
you do me an injusticeestá siendo injusto conmigo

injustice

[ɪnˈdʒʌstɪs] ninjustice f
to do sb an injustice → ne pas rendre justice à qn
You do me an injustice
BUT Vous êtes injuste envers moi.

injustice

n (= unfairness, inequality)Ungerechtigkeit f; (= violation of sb’s rights)Unrecht nt no pl; to do somebody an injusticejdm unrecht tun; if a real injustice has been done to you …wenn Ihnen wirklich Unrecht geschehen ist …

injustice

[ɪnˈdʒʌstɪs] ningiustizia
you do me an injustice → sei ingiusto verso di me

injustice

(inˈdʒastis) noun
(an instance of) unfairness or the lack of justice. He complained of injustice in the way he had been treated; They agreed that an injustice had been committed.
do (someone) an injustice
to treat or regard (someone) unfairly. You do me an injustice if you think I could tell such a lie.

injustice

ظُلْمٌ nespravedlnost uretfærdighed Ungerechtigkeit αδικία injusticia vääryys injustice nepravda ingiustizia 不公平 부정 onrechtvaardigheid urettferdighet niesprawiedliwość injustiça несправедливость orättvisa ความไม่ยุติธรรม adaletsizlik sự bất công 不公平
References in classic literature ?
Oh, no; and so entirely astray are you in your ideas about the just and unjust as not even to know that justice and the just are in reality another's good; that is to say, the interest of the ruler and stronger, and the loss of the subject and servant; and injustice the opposite; for the unjust is lord over the truly simple and just: he is the stronger, and his subjects do what is for his interest, and minister to his happiness, which is very far from being their own.
For my own part I openly declare that I am not convinced, and that I do not believe injustice to be more gainful than justice, even if uncontrolled and allowed to have free play.
These must be chiefly, if not wholly, effects of the unsteadiness and injustice with which a factious spirit has tainted our public administrations.
They are not found to be such on the injustice and violence of individuals, and lose their efficacy in proportion to the number combined together, that is, in proportion as their efficacy becomes needful.
One quality may be the contrary of another; thus justice is the contrary of injustice, whiteness of blackness, and so on.
must thou say--"I choose your injustice as my allotted portion.
This injustice is an inherent one in the slave system,--it cannot exist without it.
You do me a grave injustice," said the Boss, parting with a pair of tears.
He inveighed against the injustice of Providence, which would for the sake of one criminal perchance sailing in the ship allow so many innocent persons to perish.
And then you did yourself injustice when you spoke just now.
Kind comrade and helper, you will be doing me an injustice if for a single moment you ever suspect that I am lacking in feeling or in gratitude towards you.
But what avails it to point out what is the height of injustice if this is not?