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Synonyms for iniquity
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. iniquity, wickedness, darkness, dark(noun)

    absence of moral or spiritual values

    "the powers of darkness"

    Synonyms:
    swarthiness, immorality, shabbiness, sinfulness, lousiness, sin, ugliness, shadow, nighttime, night, dark, wickedness, evil, duskiness, unfairness, sliminess, repulsiveness, darkness, nefariousness, loathsomeness, vileness, injustice

  2. evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquity(noun)

    morally objectionable behavior

    Synonyms:
    immorality, shabbiness, sinfulness, sin, ugliness, evilness, dark, unfairness, wickedness, evil, darkness, sliminess, repulsiveness, lousiness, nefariousness, loathsomeness, vileness, injustice

  3. injustice, unfairness, iniquity, shabbiness(noun)

    an unjust act

    Synonyms:
    unjustness, darkness, manginess, injustice, sleaziness, inequity, seediness, dark, immorality, shabbiness, wickedness, evil, unfairness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. iniquity

    Abomination (from the Latin ab omen, a thing of ill omen) was originally applied to anything held in religious or ceremonial aversion or abhorrence; as, "The things which are highly esteemed among men are abomination in the sight of God." Luke xvi, 15. The word is oftener applied to the object of such aversion or abhorrence than to the state of mind that so regards it; in common use abomination signifies something very much disliked or loathed, or that deserves to be. Choice food may be an object of aversion and disgust to a sick person; vile food would be an abomination. A toad is to many an object of disgust; a foul sewer is an abomination. As applied to crimes, abomination is used of such as are especially brutal, shameful, or revolting; theft is an offense; infanticide is an abomination.

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, abomination, abuse, annoyance, aversion, crime, curse, detestation, disgust, evil, execration, hatred, horror, nuisance, offense, plague, shame, villainy, wickedness

    Antonyms:
    affection, appreciation, approval, benefit, blessing, delight, desire, enjoyment, esteem, esteem, gratification, joy, satisfaction, treat

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. iniquity

    Synonyms:
    injustice, wrong, sir, evil-doing, wickedness, crime, grievance

    Antonyms:
    justice, integrity, virtue, holiness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. iniquity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    injustice, unrighteousness, wickedness

  2. iniquity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sin, crime, deviation, wicked act, offence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    inequity, unfairness, injustice, evil-doing

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How to use iniquity in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Browne:

    But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity.

  2. Tom Carter:

    A peek inside the city's many nightspots reveals a Shangri-La-di-da of tiny Shanghai socialites in even tinier outfits dancing provocatively with well-to-do Westerners. But while such sights may draw gasps from some people, the truth is that this kind of thing is nothing new for Shanghai, the Orient's original opium-den of iniquity.

  3. Barbara Paley:

    In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.


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