Examples of injustice in a Sentence
The organization is devoted to fighting economic injustice.
The law is part of an effort to correct an old injustice.
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Lolis Edward Elie, a black man who remembered being yelled at by police for having the gall to walk through the whites-only Audubon Park as a young boy, wanted to help fight such injustices.
There were demonstrations during the Queen's Baton relay and before the opening ceremony, with protestors wanting to draw international attention to Australia's colonial history and the social injustices its First Nations peoples still experience.
That’s because their memories don’t mesh with the kind of hatred and injustice that King depicts.
Musicians had little choice but try and create something lovely in the face of such vast loss and injustice, Lotoro says.
Based on a poem by Maurice Ogden, the film explores themes of injustice and personal responsibility in its dark tale of a town whose residents are methodically executed.
But the heart of Large’s writing has largely remained the same: spotlighting injustices, racial dynamics and history to help us better understand Seattle.
My parents took pride in combatting injustice and they were thrown in jail.
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Origin and Etymology of injustice
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of injustice
- the injustices suffered by the lower classes
- libel constitutes a legal injury
- determined to right society's wrongs
- a list of employee grievances
INJUSTICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of injustice for English Language Learners
: unfair treatment : a situation in which the rights of a person or a group of people are ignored
INJUSTICE Defined for Kids
Definition of injustice for Students
- She was the oldest child and the only girl and was subject to a lot of injustice.
- —E. L. Konigsburg, Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
- This punishment is an injustice.
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