injustice Definition

  • 1lack of fairness or justice
  • 2an unjust act or occurrence

Using injustice: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "injustice" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The decision was an injustice to the victims.

  • Example

    The system is riddled with injustice.

  • Example

    He suffered many injustices during his life.

injustice Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for injustice

Phrases with injustice

  • social injustice

    unfair treatment of people in society, especially because of their race, gender, or social class


    The movement aims to fight against social injustice and inequality.

  • a demand for fair treatment or punishment for a wrong


    The protesters raised a cry for justice after the police shooting.

  • correcting an injustice or unfair situation


    The company is committed to righting the wrongs of its past practices.


Summary: injustice in Brief

The term 'injustice' [ɪnˈdʒʌstɪs] refers to a lack of fairness or justice, often exemplified by an unjust act or occurrence. It can be seen in social injustice, where people are treated unfairly due to their race, gender, or social class. Phrases like 'cry for justice' and 'righting a wrong' denote a demand for fair treatment or correction of an injustice.

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