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
Ryan Bates can normally be found behind the scenes as executive director of Michigan United, a statewide organization that fights injustice and indignities.
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The first is that the IQ gap delegitimizes policy devoted to redressing the injustices that black people have suffered.
The Hockey Hall of Fame can be a very serious enterprise, with the annual late June announcement about which players have joined the eternal pantheon prompting either polite applause or impassioned arguments of injustices committed.
But Beijing can’t shirk responsibility for his condition, which should have been treated aggressively earlier, and for his years of incarceration and separation from his family, which were a cruel injustice.
To Roley, Cincinnati's black community is not resigned to injustice and will not be passive.
And few things inspire action better than fury: at your circumstances, at injustice, at those who can see other Americans dying in the streets and do nothing.
Last year McKissic succeeded in having the SBC endorse a resolution condemning the Confederate flag as a symbol of racial injustice.
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Origin and Etymology of injustice
Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin injustitia, from injustus unjust, from in- + justus just
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of injustice
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
1 : unfair treatment : violation of a person's rights She was the oldest child and the only girl and was subject to a lot of injustice. — E. L. Konigsburg, Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
2 : an act of unfair treatment This punishment is an injustice.
Legal Definition of injustice
1 : absence of justice : violation of what is considered right and just or of the rights of another
2 : an unjust act
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