Definition of Iniquitous

1. Adjective. Characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin. "Ungodly acts"

Exact synonyms: Sinful, Ungodly
Similar to: Wicked
Derivative terms: Iniquity, Sinfulness, Ungodliness



Definition of Iniquitous

1. a. Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked; as, an iniquitous bargain; an iniquitous proceeding.

Definition of Iniquitous

1. Adjective. wicked or sinful ¹

2. Adjective. morally objectionable ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Iniquitous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iniquitous

inimicality
inimically
inimicitious
inimicous
inimitability
inimitable
inimitableness
inimitably
inion
inions
iniopagus
iniops
iniopterygian
iniopterygians
iniquities
iniquitous (current term)
iniquitously
iniquitousness
iniquity
iniquous
inirritable
inirritative
inisle
inisled
inisles
inisling
init
inited
initiable
initial

Literary usage of Iniquitous

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"... though the judicial murder of Campion and the iniquitous sentence on Davison show that in crown cases Wray was by no means too scrupulous, ..."

2. A Commentary on the Book of Psalms, in which Their Literal in Historical by George Horne (1833)
"... the iniquitous counsels of the rebels may be divided and confounded; ... confound, and bring to nothing the counsels of an iniquitous and rampant ..."

3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, Charles M. Barnes (1884)
"But if the * pur- * 513 chaser, knowing of the judgment, purchases with the view and purpose to defeat the creditor's execution, it is iniquitous and ..."

4. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"... countries—Mode of recruiting the Russian Army—iniquitous conduct of a Russian Inspector of the Customs—Difficulties that impede the Traveller—Arrival at ..."

5. The Table Talk and Omniana of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With Additional Table by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1888)
"iniquitous Legislation. ' I ""HAT legislation is iniquitous which sets law in conflict •*• with the common and unsophisticated feelings of our nature. ..."

6. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"... countries—Mode of recruiting the Russian Army—iniquitous conduct of a Russian Inspector of the Customs—Difficulties that impede the Traveller—Arrival at ..."

7. History of the United States of America, Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1913)
"iniquitous as we must deem that electoral figuring which placed Hayes instead of 1877, ... iniquitous ..."

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