Definition of iniquitous in English:

iniquitous

adjective

  • Grossly unfair and morally wrong.

    ‘an iniquitous tax’
    ‘these awards remain an iniquitous system’
    • ‘That vote hobbled him, on Thursday night as throughout this campaign, from crystallizing public unease about this iniquitous and illegal war.’
    • ‘It is always the story of those upholding higher human virtues locked in battle against the wicked and the iniquitous.’
    • ‘The very idea that he would leak stories to her is preposterous, outrageous, possibly blasphemous and undoubtedly iniquitous.’
    • ‘The new dispensation distributed patronage through hierarchical relationships and emphasized iniquitous patron-client alliances over horizontal affinity based on shared heritage and culture.’
    • ‘On the contrary, precisely because they are iniquitous the Church makes an urgent call for freedom of conscience and the duty to oppose.’
    wicked, sinful, evil, immoral, improper
    dishonourable, unprincipled
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Pronunciation

iniquitous

/ɪˈnɪkwɪdəs//iˈnikwidəs/