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Etymology

From Middle English iniquite, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] iniquitas, from iniquus (unjust, harmful).

Noun

Singular
iniquity

Plural
iniquities

iniquity (iniquities)
  1. Deviation from right, wickedness, gross injustice.
    • 1994, Jules, Pulp Fiction
      The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men.
  2. A wrongful act.
  3. Absence of moral or spiritual values, lawlessness.
  4. Denial of the sovereignty of God.

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