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INJUSTICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does injustice mean? 

INJUSTICE (noun)
  The noun INJUSTICE has 2 senses:

1. an unjust act
2. the practice of being unjust or unfair

  Familiarity information: INJUSTICE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INJUSTICE (noun)


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Meaning:

An unjust act

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

injustice; shabbiness; iniquity; unfairness

Hypernyms ("injustice" is a kind of...):

actus reus; misconduct; wrongdoing; wrongful conduct (activity that transgresses moral or civil law)


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Meaning:

The practice of being unjust or unfair

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

unjustness; injustice

Hypernyms ("injustice" is a kind of...):

unrighteousness (failure to adhere to moral principles)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "injustice"):

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)

Antonym:

justice (the quality of being just or fair)


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