An example of inequality is when you have ten of something and someone else has none.
The inequality x is less than y, together with that y<z, allows us to deduce the inequality x<z.
- A difference or variation in size, amount, rank, quality, social position, etc.
- An unevenness in surface; lack of levelness.
- A lack of proper proportion; unequal distribution.
Origin of inequality
- From Old French inequalité, from Medieval Latin inaequalitas, from inaequalis (“unequal”), from in- (“not”) + aequalis (“equal”).