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.
If this people [the Athenians] resembled Nero in their extravagance, much more did they resemble and even exceed him in cruelty and injustice.Burke.
2. An unjust act or deed; a sin; a crime; a wrong.
Cunning men can be guilty of a thousand injustices without being discovered, or at least without being punished.Swift.
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