inequity

[ in-ek-wi-tee ]
/ ɪnˈɛk wɪ ti /

noun, plural in·eq·ui·ties for 2.

lack of equity; unfairness; favoritism or bias.
an unfair circumstance or proceeding.

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Origin of inequity

First recorded in 1550–60; in-3 + equity

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH inequity

inequity iniquity
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British Dictionary definitions for inequity

inequity
/ (ɪnˈɛkwɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

lack of equity; injustice; unfairness
an unjust or unfair act, sentence, etc
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