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.
Recent Examples of injustice from the Web
It was unveiled at a time when segregation, violence, and racial injustice permeated communities around Kentucky.
Jenkins has been outspoken against racial injustice and has worked with law enforcement to try to better the situation.
But unlike the bigots of today, Jefferson evolved to believe that slavery was a moral injustice that would one day destroy the nation.
These must be chiefly, if not wholly, effects of the unsteadiness and injustice with which a factious spirit has tainted our public administrations.
Global leaders are regularly called upon to stop this grievous injustice, to meet the unmet global need.
The strains this injustice places on the social fabric might well lead to woes more damaging than rising temperatures themselves.
People believe in a just world as a psychic defense mechanism against the obvious and monstrous injustice of the universe.
Goldstein said the goal for this exhibit is to bring awareness to the social injustices that have taken place around the world.
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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.
legal Definition of injustice
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