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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 ?
The king's judg- ments wrought frequent injustices, but it was merely the fault of his training, his natural and unalterable sympathies.
Let your will be a while: you'll be spared to repent of your many injustices yet
I assured his honour, "that the law was a science in which I had not much conversed, further than by employing advocates, in vain, upon some injustices that had been done me: however, I would give him all the satisfaction I was able.
These preliminaries settled, he did not care to put off any longer the execution of his design, urged on to it by the thought of all the world was losing by his delay, seeing what wrongs he intended to right, grievances to redress, injustices to repair, abuses to remove, and duties to discharge.
It is true that he was cruel and unjust to all with whom he came in contact, but to Meriem he reserved his greatest cruelties, his most studied injustices.
My dear,' said Dick, desperately, 'you do not understand; you do not know what it is to be treated with daily want of comprehension and daily small injustices, through childhood and boyhood and manhood, until you despair of a hearing, until the thing rides you like a nightmare, until you almost hate the sight of the man you love, and who's your father after all.
She said all this in an even, querulous tone, as though she were recounting the injustices of fate, which had to be borne as part of the natural order of things.
After affronts and injustices, I have a command which was formerly something, because it gave the bearer the right of speaking as he liked to his king.
To set the more obvious injustices right, and so to pave the way for a reform.
Alton Locke' and 'Yeast,' published in 1849, were powerful but reasonable and very influential expressions of his convictions--fervid arguments in the form of fiction against existing social injustices.
Fyne's mental attitude towards society with its injustices, with its atrocious or ridiculous conventions.
Anyhow, this piece of Quixotry on your father's part, as it was unjust in itself, has brought forth a monstrous family of injustices.