An example of an iniquity is someone running into another person with their car on purpose.
- lack of righteousness or justice; wickedness
- pl. -·ties a wicked, unjust, or unrighteous act
Origin of iniquityMiddle English iniquite from Old French iniquité from Classical Latin iniquitas from iniquus, unequal from in-, not + aequus, equal
- Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
- A grossly immoral act; a sin.
Origin of iniquityMiddle English iniquite from Old French from Latin inīquitās from inīquus unjust, harmful in- not ; see in- 1. aequus equal
From Middle English iniquite, from Old French iniquité, from Latin iniquitas, from iniquus (“unjust, harmful”).