iniquitous

[ ih-nik-wi-tuhs ]
/ ɪˈnɪk wɪ təs /

adjective

characterized by injustice or wickedness; wicked; sinful.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. inigo,
  2. inimical,
  3. inimitability,
  4. inimitable,
  5. inion,
  6. iniquitously,
  7. iniquity,
  8. init.,
  9. initial,
  10. initial code

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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper