- the quality or fact of being unjust; inequity.
- violation of the rights of others; unjust or unfair action or treatment.
- an unjust or unfair act; wrong.
Origin of injustice
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2. injury, wrong; tort.
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Examples from the Web for injustice
But the real mystery and injustice came from Brooke being essentially written out of the history of the civil rights movement.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America
January 4, 2015
I have now decided to go on hunger strike to protest at this injustice.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike
December 18, 2014
“Injustice is injustice, no matter who it touches,” I told Essence Magazine recently.The Post-Brown and Garner Question: Who ‘Deserves’ to Die?
December 9, 2014
This video remedies that injustice, showcasing an owl doing a butterfly stroke in Lake Michigan.Swimming Owls, Jane Krakowski’s Peter Pan Live! Audition, and More Viral Videos
The Daily Beast Video
December 7, 2014
Another chilling recipe for injustice and resentment by closing down the open society you seek to promote.To Stop ISIS, Britain Is Set to Stop Free Speech
November 25, 2014
Heaven forbid that their conduct, in one particular, should savour of injustice.
How my heart rises at her preference of them to me, when she is convinced of their injustice to me!Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
"If you mean me, Corney, I think you do me injustice," said Hester.Weighed and Wanting
Let me begin to do you the injustice I have conspired to do you, there—not here.Little Dorrit
After the injustice done me yesterday, it does not much matter how I get on.The Channings
Mrs. Henry Wood
- the condition or practice of being unjust or unfair
- an unjust act
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Word Origin and History for injustice
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