INIQUITOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INIQUITOUS
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iniquitous
 a.  wicked or sinful; immoral; unrighteous
Classic Sentence:
1  It certainly is a most iniquitous affair," said Mr. Bennet, "and nothing can clear Mr. Collins from the guilt of inheriting Longbourn.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 13
2  These, under the name of precedents, they produce as authorities to justify the most iniquitous opinions; and the judges never fail of directing accordingly.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER V.
3  He had felt a subtle, dark, and murmurous presence penetrate his being and fire him with a brief iniquitous lust: it, too, had slipped beyond his grasp leaving his mind lucid and indifferent.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
4  Then war, whether foreign or civil, is iniquitous; it is called crime.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER III—THE EXTREME EDGE
Example Sentence:
1  Whether or not King Richard III was responsible for the murder of the two young princes in the Tower, it was an iniquitous deed.
2  It is an iniquitous system that allows a person to die because they have no money to pay for medicine.