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injustice

noun abuse, bias, bigotry, breach, crime, damage, denial of justice, discrimination, disparity, error of the court, evil, fault of the court, illegality, imposition, improbity, inequality, innquitable action, inequity, infraction, infringement, infringement on one's rights, iniquity, iniuria, iniustitia, malfeasance, maltreatment, miscarriage, miscarriage of justice, misfeasance, mistake of the court, mistreatment, offense, omission of a court, oppression, outrage, partiality, partisanship, persecution, prejudice, transgression, tyranny, unevenness, unfair action, unfairness, unjust treatment, unlawfulness, unrighteousness, violation, violation of right, wrong, wrong verdict, wrongdoing
Associated concepts: social injustice
Foreign phrases: Fictio legis inique operatur alicui damnum vel injuriam.Fiction of law is wrongful if it works loss or harm to any one. Lex nemini operatur iniquum, nemini facit injuriam. The law never works an injury, or does a wrong.
See also: corruption, disservice, error, grievance, ground, inequality, inequity, infringement, injury, mischief, misdeed, misdoing, misjudgment, nepotism, oppression, partiality, prejudice, wrong

INJUSTICE. That which is opposed to justice.
     2. It is either natural or civil. 1. Natural injustice is the act of doing harm to mankind, by violating natural rights. 2. Civil injustice, is the unlawful violation of civil rights.

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With Injustice 2, we worked incredibly hard to deliver a compelling DC story, as well as offer new features and modes for fans to further immerse themselves into the game, said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios.
They fought against the apartheid system of legalised injustice.
PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said his government was voted to power to eliminate rampant corruption and corrupt practices, adding that people had lost hopes from the system and they wanted to change the government that could bring about a system of governance based on democratic values and where there was no injustices and wrongs against the people.
Ath-Thahabi, may Allah have mercy upon him, maintained that injustice is a major sin and said that doing injustice to others may take the form of trespassing on their property, abusing them physically or verbally, and attacking the weak.
In her 2007 monograph, Miranda Fricker bases her conception of epistemic injustice on cases of race, class, and gender discrimination.
Thus, whites may be very quick to notice and respond to perceived injustices, but this entitlement also could make them less likely to notice injustices that victimize minorities.
Abe, who is actively involved with his synagogue, admitted that the injustice of the world often poured down and wore away the rock of his faith.
What is the extent of corruption and injustice out there?
Conventionally, injustice stands for the seizure of rights, and the words and deeds of hostility against others, such as revilement, backbiting, and confiscation of property, crimes of beating or murder, and the like forms of wrongdoings.
First, the relationship between organizational remedy and workplace aggression triggered by interactional injustice remains unclear.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat ala-Iraq: Ahrar Bloc MP Hussein al-Sharifi called the Iraqi masses to take part in tomorrow's demonstration to reject injustice and combating financial and administrative corruption.