Injustice meaning

ĭn-jŭstĭs
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Violation of the rights of another person.
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The definition of injustice is something that is not fair or just.

An example of injustice is when an innocent person is sent to jail for a crime he did not commit.

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Violation of another's rights or of what is right; lack of justice.
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Unfairness; the state of not being fair or just.
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A specific unjust act; a wrong.
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The quality of being unjust or unfair; lack of justice.
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An unjust act; injury.
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Origin of injustice

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin iniūstitia from iniūstus unjust in- not in–1 iūstus just just1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French injustice. Equivalent to in- +‎ justice.

    From Wiktionary