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    iniquitous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word iniquitous

    Definition
    (adj) characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin
    Synonyms : sinful , ungodly
    Example Sentence
    • iniquitous deeds
    • he said it was sinful to wear lipstick
    • ungodly acts
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for iniquitous

Iniquitous:this sounds like in quit us We should quit those habits, virtues that are bad. Thus inquitous = wicked.

INIQUITOUS ~ IN + Equity; in + equity -> not treating everyone equally (which is considered as INIQUITOUS or sinful act)

Iniquitous….. in(BAD)+ quit+ us… BAD HABITS OR VIRTUES IN US……SHOULD BE QUITED……Thus inquitous = wicked.

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equity or iquity means fairness.. therefore iniquitous means unfair or wicked.

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