iniquitous

[ ih-nik-wi-tuhs ]
/ ɪˈnɪk wɪ təs /

adjective

characterized by injustice or wickedness; wicked; sinful.

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Origin of iniquitous

First recorded in 1720–30; iniquit(y) + -ous
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Word Origin and History for iniquitous

iniquitous


adj.

1726, from iniquity + -ous. Related: Iniquitously.

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