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Meaning of injustice by Wiktionary Dictionary

injustice


    Etymology

    From French injustice; surface analysis is in- +‎ justice .

    Pronunciation

    • ( US ) IPA: /ɪnˈdʒʌs.tɪs/

    Noun

    injustice ( plural: injustices )

    1. absence of justice
    2. violation of the rights of another person
    3. unfairness; the state of not being fair or just

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    Usage notes

    Beware that injustice and unjust use different prefixes ( French injustice was borrowed into English, but injuste was not ) – *unjustice and *injust are incorrect .


    injustice

    By Wiktionary ( 2011/05/01 15:27 UTC Version )

    Etymology

    From French injustice; surface analysis is in- +‎ justice .

    Pronunciation

    • ( US ) IPA: /ɪnˈdʒʌs.tɪs/

    Noun

    injustice ( plural: injustices )

    1. absence of justice
    2. violation of the rights of another person

    Synonyms

    Related terms

    Usage notes

    Beware that injustice and unjust use different prefixes ( French injustice was borrowed into English, but injuste was not ) – *unjustice and *injust are incorrect .



Explanation of injustice by Wordnet Dictionary

injustice


    Noun
    1. an unjust act

    2. the practice of being unjust or unfair