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
Global leaders are regularly called upon to stop this grievous injustice, to meet the unmet global need.
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.
For Russia’s youth, who made up the bulk of those who took to the streets, this merging of business and political interests embodies the injustice of life under Putin (the protests even had overtones of Occupy Wall Street).
Those attending the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration Ecumenical Service on Thursday were urged to find empowerment in injustice and leverage the celebration’s 47th year to improve the black community’s destiny.
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.
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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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