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Today's Word "Iniquity"

Gross immorality or injustice on

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iniquity \i-NIK-wi-tee\ (noun) - 1 : Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness. 2 : A grossly immoral act; a sin.

"Kenny detected an innate iniquity in the company, given that the top brass made in excess of millions of dollars while the hard-working employees all made significantly less than a living wage."

 

Middle English iniquite, from Old French, from Latin iniquitas, from iniquus, unjust, harmful : in-, not + aequus, equal.


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