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Meaning of INEQUITY

Pronunciation:  in'ekwitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  injustice by virtue of not being equitable
  2. [n]  partiality that is not fair or equitable
 

INEQUITY is a 8 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: unfairness, unfairness
 
 Antonyms: candor, candour, equity, fair-mindedness, fairness, fairness
 
 See Also: gamesmanship, injustice, partiality, partisanship, unjustness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*eq"ui*ty\, n.
Want of equity; injustice; wrong. ``Some form of inequity.''
--H. Spencer.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: asymmetry, contrariety, difference, disequilibrium, disparity, disproportion, heterogeneity, illegality, imbalance, improperness, impropriety, inadequacy, inequality, inequitableness, iniquitousness, iniquity, injustice, insufficiency, irregularity, nonuniformity, odds, overbalance, shortcoming, unbalance, undueness, unevenness, unfair discrimination, unfairness, unjustness, unlawfulness, unmeetness, wrong, wrongfulness, wrongness
 

 

 

 

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