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
Jazz artist Sun Ra responded to racial injustice in the 1960s through his music.
The socially conscious artist—a frequent collaborator with fellow Chicagoans Chance the Rapper and Kayne West—speaks explicitly to themes of racial injustice, police brutality, and substance abuse in his work.
Several players have knelt or sat during the anthem to draw attention to social injustice in America.
Kaepernick started kneeling last season, as a way to draw attention to racial injustice in the United States, and a large faction of people, including the President, had come to think that Kaepernick was disrespecting the flag or the military.
The players knelt last weekend in response to social injustice.
The anthem protests, which began with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last year, were originally meant to call attention to racial injustice and police brutality.
December 18, 2017 —Never shy about shedding light on injustice and unethical behavior, John Grisham sinks his teeth into a juicy target in his latest novel: privately owned, for-profit law schools.
Garner, who has over 36.4K followers on Twitter, used the platform to voice her opinion on social injustice.
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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
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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