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 ?
Poor Meg seldom complained, but a sense of injustice made her feel bitter toward everyone sometimes, for she had not yet learned to know how rich she was in the blessings which alone can make life happy.
I trust he may awaken to a sense of the injustice he did you.
She trusted she did them no injustice in thus condemning them as a race.
If my father has done you this injustice, show him how an Indian can forgive an injury, and take back his daughters.
But I shall watch over his welfare as if he were my own beloved brother; nor do I at all despair, my dear cousin, of constraining both him and you to acknowledge your injustice.
It would be sad injustice, the reader must understand, to represent all my excellent old friends as in their dotage.
As Queequeg and I are now fairly embarked in this business of whaling; and as this business of whaling has somehow come to be regarded among landsmen as a rather unpoetical and disreputable pursuit; therefore, I am all anxiety to convince ye, ye landsmen, of the injustice hereby done to us hunters of whales.
True, among the more upright and honorable whalemen allowances are always made for peculiar cases, where it would be an outrageous moral injustice for one party to claim possession of a whale previously chased or killed by another party.
Quite apart from her own troubles she was boiling over with a general sense of the injustice of it, and she told what she thought of the packers, and what she thought of a world where such things were allowed to happen; and then, while the echoes of the hall rang with the shock of her terrible voice, she sat down again and fanned herself, and the meeting gathered itself together and proceeded to discuss the election of a recording secretary.
Dinah was a character in her own way, and it would be injustice to her memory not to give the reader a little idea of her.
Law never made men a whit more just; and, by means of their respect for it, even the well-disposed are daily made the agents on injustice.
Occasionally, a name was followed simply by the remark, "II days, for disturbing the peace," and without comment upon the justice or injustice of the sentence.