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iniquitous

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not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable

  • zero tolerance at the academy for cheating and other iniquitous practices
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vicious, villainous, iniquitous, nefarious, corrupt, degenerate mean highly reprehensible or offensive in character, nature, or conduct. vicious may directly oppose virtuous in implying moral depravity, or may connote malignancy, cruelty, or destructive violence.
    • a vicious gangster
villainous applies to any evil, depraved, or vile conduct or characteristic.
    • a villainous assault
iniquitous implies absence of all signs of justice or fairness.
    • an iniquitous system of taxation
nefarious suggests flagrant breaching of time-honored laws and traditions of conduct.
    • the nefarious rackets of organized crime
corrupt stresses a loss of moral integrity or probity causing betrayal of principle or sworn obligations.
    • city hall was rife with corrupt politicians
degenerate suggests having sunk to an especially vicious or enervated condition.
    • a degenerate regime propped up by foreign powers


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