injustice

  • 1 injustice — [ ɛ̃ʒystis ] n. f. • XIIe; lat. injustitia 1 ♦ Caractère d une personne, d une chose injuste; manque de justice. ⇒ iniquité. L injustice des hommes. L injustice d une sentence. ⇒ partialité. « La puissance ne se montre que si l on en use avec… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Injustice — • The violation of another s strict right against his reasonable will, and the value of the word right is determined to be the moral power of having or doing or exacting something in support or furtherance of one s own advantage Catholic… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 injustice — injustice, injury, wrong, grievance are comparable when they denote an act that inflicts undeserved damage, loss, or hardship on a person. Injustice is the general term applicable not only to an act which involves unfairness to another or a… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 injustice — Injustice. s. f. Habitude, ou action contraire à la justice. L injustice regnoit en ce siecle là. il a fait une grande injustice. commettre des injustices. son procedé est plein d injustice …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 Injustice — In*jus tice, n. [F. injustice, L. injustitia. See {In } not, and {Justice}, and cf. {Unjust}.] 1. Lack of justice and equity; violation of the rights of another or others; iniquity; wrong; unfairness; imposition. [1913 Webster] If this people… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 injustice — in·jus·tice n 1: absence of justice: violation of what is considered right and just or of the rights of another 2: an unjust act Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 injustice — late 14c., from O.Fr. injustice, from L. injustitia injustice, from injustus unjust, wrongful, oppressive, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + justus just (see JUST (Cf. just) (adj.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 Injustice — is the lack of or opposition to justice, either in reference to a particular event or act, or as a larger status quo.The term generally refers to the misuse, abuse, neglect, or malfeasance of a justice system, with regard to a particular case or… …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 injustice — [n] unfair treatment; bias abuse, breach, crime, crying shame*, damage, dirty deal*, discrimination, encroachment, favoritism, grievance, inequality, inequity, infraction, infringement, iniquity, malfeasance, malpractice, maltreatment,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 injustice — Injustice, Iniustitia, Pseudodica …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 11 injustice — ► NOUN 1) lack of justice. 2) an unjust act or occurrence …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 injustice — [in jus′tis] n. [OFr < L injustitia] 1. the quality of being unjust or unfair; lack of justice; wrong 2. an unjust act; injury; wrong …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 injustice — (in ju sti s ) s. f. 1°   Manque de justice. •   Veuillent les immortels, conducteurs de ma langue, Que je ne dise rien qui doivent être repris ! Sans leur aide, il ne peut entrer dans les esprits Que tout mal et toute injustice, LA FONT. Fabl.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 injustice — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ grave, great, gross, terrible ▪ perceived ▪ economic, environmental, historical, political …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 INJUSTICE — s. f. Manque de justice, d équité. Abhorrer l injustice. Punir l injustice. Son injustice les indigna. Son procédé est plein d injustice. Acte d injustice.   Il se dit aussi d Un acte d injustice. Il a fait une grande injustice. Commettre des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 16 Injustice —          CAMUS (Albert)     Bio express : Écrivain français (1913 1960)     «J ai compris qu il ne suffisait pas de dénoncer l injustice, il fallait donner sa vie pour la combattre.»     Source : Les Justes     Mot(s) clé(s) : Combattre Idéalisme …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 17 injustice — n. 1) to do an injustice to 2) to commit an injustice 3) to redress an injustice 4) (a) blatant, gross, rank injustice 5) an injustice to * * * [ɪn dʒʌstɪs] gross rank injustice (a) blatant an injustice to to commit an injustice to do an injusti …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 INJUSTICE — n. f. Manque de justice, d’équité. Abhorrer l’injustice. Punir l’injustice. Son procédé est plein d’injustice. Il se dit aussi d’un Acte d’injustice. Il a fait une grande injustice. Commettre des injustices. Commettre une injustice envers… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 19 Injustice — Justice Pour les articles homonymes, voir Justice (homonymie). Avertissement : cet article traite principalement de la conception occidentale de la justice qui a tendance à se généraliser au XXIe siècle …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 20 injustice — in|jus|tice [ınˈdʒʌstıs] n 1.) [U and C] a situation in which people are treated very unfairly and not given their rights injustice of ▪ the injustice of slavery injustice against ▪ innumerable injustices against the black population ▪ The movie… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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