iniquitous

  • 1Iniquitous — In*iq ui*tous, a. [From {Iniquity}.] Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked; as, an iniquitous bargain; an iniquitous proceeding. [1913 Webster] Demagogues . . . bribed to this iniquitous service. Burke. Syn: Wicked; wrong; unjust;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2iniquitous — I adjective accursed, atrocious, bad, base, black, corrupt, criminal, culpable, depraved, dishonest, disreputable, dissolute, evil, facinorous, felonious, flagitious, foul, gross, heinous, immoral, improbus, improper, incorrigible, inequitable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3iniquitous — 1726, from INIQUITY (Cf. iniquity) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Iniquitously …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4iniquitous — nefarious, flagitious, *vicious, villainous, infamous, corrupt, degenerate Analogous words: wicked, evil, ill, *bad: atrocious, heinous, *outrageous, monstrous: ungodly, godless, irreligious Antonyms: righteous Contrasted words: virtuous, *moral …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5iniquitous — [i nik′wi təs] adj. showing iniquity; wicked; unjust iniquitously adv. iniquitousness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 6Iniquitous — Infobox Album | Name = Iniquitous Type = Album Artist = Rottrevore Released = 1993 Recorded = 1993 at Audiomation Studios, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Genre = Death metal Length = 38:03 Label = Drowned Productions Producer = Joe West Last album =… …

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  • 7iniquitous — [[t]ɪnɪ̱kwɪtəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe something as iniquitous, you mean that it is very unfair or morally bad. [FORMAL] ...an iniquitous fine. Syn: wicked …

    English dictionary

  • 8iniquitous — in|iq|ui|tous [ıˈnıkwıtəs] adj formal very unfair and morally wrong ▪ an iniquitous system of taxation …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9iniquitous — adjective formal very unfair and morally wrong: an iniquitous system of taxes that victimizes the poor iniquitously adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10iniquitous — iniquity ► NOUN (pl. iniquities) ▪ injustice or immoral behaviour. DERIVATIVES iniquitous adjective iniquitously adverb iniquitousness noun. ORIGIN Latin iniquitas, from iniquus not equal or just …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11iniquitous — adjective characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin iniquitous deeds he said it was sinful to wear lipstick ungodly acts • Syn: ↑sinful, ↑ungodly • Similar to: ↑wicked …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12iniquitous — adjective Date: 1726 characterized by iniquity Synonyms: see vicious • iniquitously adverb • iniquitousness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13iniquitous — iniquitously, adv. iniquitousness, n. /i nik wi teuhs/, adj. characterized by injustice or wickedness; wicked; sinful. [1720 30; INIQUIT(Y) + OUS] Syn. flagitious, nefarious, perverse, evil, base, unjust, wrong. Ant. righteous. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14iniquitous — adjective /ɪˈnɪkwɨtəs/ a) wicked or sinful b) morally objectionable Syn: flagitious, nefarious, perverse …

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  • 15iniquitous — Synonyms and related words: abominable, arrant, atrocious, bad, baleful, base, bitchy, black, blamable, blameworthy, criminal, cussed, damnable, dark, disgraceful, evil, evildoing, execrable, felonious, flagitious, flagrant, foul, harmful,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16iniquitous — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unjust, vicious, evil, sinful; see unfair 1 , wicked 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Morally objectionable: bad, black, evil, immoral, peccant, reprobate, sinful, vicious, wicked, wrong. See RIGHT …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17iniquitous — in|iq|ui|tous [ ı nıkwıtəs ] adjective FORMAL extremely immoral or unfair: WICKED …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18iniquitous —  Wicked …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 19iniquitous — in·iq·ui·tous || ɪ nɪkwɪtÉ™s adj. wicked; unjust …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20iniquitous — a. Unjust, unrighteous, unfair, inequitable, wrong, wicked, sinful, nefarious, heinous, flagitious …

    New dictionary of synonyms