inequity

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

in·eq·ui·ty

noun \(ˌ)i-ˈne-kwə-tē\

: lack of fairness : unfair treatment

: something that is unfair

Full Definition of INEQUITY

2
:  an instance of injustice or unfairness

Examples of INEQUITY

  1. the inequities in wages paid to men and women
  2. <the inequity of the punishment led many people to believe that the defendant was being punished for his political beliefs>

First Known Use of INEQUITY

1556

Related to INEQUITY

Synonyms
injustice, unfairness, unjustness
Antonyms
equity, fairness, justice

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