Definition of Iniquity

1. Noun. Absence of moral or spiritual values. "The powers of darkness"

Exact synonyms: Dark, Darkness, Wickedness
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Specialized synonyms: Foulness
Derivative terms: Dark, Dark, Wicked



2. Noun. Morally objectionable behavior.
Exact synonyms: Evil, Immorality, Wickedness
Generic synonyms: Evildoing, Transgression
Specialized synonyms: Devilry, Deviltry, Foul Play, Irreverence, Violation, Sexual Immorality
Derivative terms: Iniquitous, Wicked

3. Noun. An unjust act.
Exact synonyms: Injustice, Shabbiness, Unfairness
Generic synonyms: Actus Reus, Misconduct, Wrongdoing, Wrongful Conduct
Derivative terms: Shabby, Unfair

Definition of Iniquity

1. n. Absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness; as, the iniquity of bribery; the iniquity of an unjust judge.

Definition of Iniquity

1. Noun. Deviation from what is right; wickedness, gross injustice. ¹

2. Noun. A wrongful act. ¹

3. Noun. Absence of moral or spiritual values, lawlessness. ¹

4. Noun. Denial of the sovereignty of God. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Iniquity

1. a gross injustice [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iniquity

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Literary usage of Iniquity

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1. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of by Robert M. Hartley, American Bible Society, Wightman family (1875)
"8 Depart from me, all y\ workers of iniquity; for the LORD ... 3 O LORD my God, if I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands; 5 Let the enemy ..."

2. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1855)
"The Mystery of iniquity. " The mystery of iniquity doth already work," 2 Thess. ii, 7 1. WITHOUT inquiring how far these words refer t<j any ..."

3. Sermons by Phillips Brooks (1903)
"THE MYSTERY OF iniquity. " The mystery of iniquity." — 2 THESS. ii. 7. IN this season of Lent, the one thought which we want to bring and keep before ..."

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