I adjective accursed, atrocious, bad, base, black, corrupt, criminal, culpable, depraved, dishonest, disreputable, dissolute, evil, facinorous, felonious, flagitious, foul, gross, heinous, immoral, improbus, improper, incorrigible, inequitable, infamous, iniquus, iniustus, irreclaimable, knavish, lawless, malevolent, miscreant, naughty, nefarious, objectionable, peccant, pernicious, profligate, recreant, reprehensible, reprobate, scandalous, scurvy, shameful, sinful, sinning, unfair, unjust, unjustifiable, unprincipled, unrighteous, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked, wrong foreign phrases:
- Nuilum iniquum est praesumendum in jure. — Nothing iniquitous is to be presumed in law
II index bad (offensive), blameful, blameworthy, delinquent (guilty of a misdeed), depraved, diabolic, disgraceful, dishonest, disreputable, dissolute, fraudulent, heinous, illicit, immoral, impermissible, malevolent, malignant, nefarious, outrageous, peccable, peccant (culpable), profligate (corrupt), reprehensible, reprobate, scandalous, unfair, unjust, unscrupulous, vicious, wrongful

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  • iniquitous — 1726, from INIQUITY (Cf. iniquity) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Iniquitously …   Etymology dictionary

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  • iniquitous — iniquity ► NOUN (pl. iniquities) ▪ injustice or immoral behaviour. DERIVATIVES iniquitous adjective iniquitously adverb iniquitousness noun. ORIGIN Latin iniquitas, from iniquus not equal or just …   English terms dictionary

  • iniquitous — adjective characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin iniquitous deeds he said it was sinful to wear lipstick ungodly acts • Syn: ↑sinful, ↑ungodly • Similar to: ↑wicked …   Useful english dictionary

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