Inequity



[in-ek-wi-tee] /ɪnˈɛk wɪ ti/

noun, plural inequities for 2.
1.
lack of ; unfairness; favoritism or bias.
2.
an unfair circumstance or proceeding.
/ɪnˈɛkwɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
lack of equity; injustice; unfairness
2.
an unjust or unfair act, sentence, etc
n.

1550s, from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + equity. Formed from the same elements as iniquity, but natively. Related: Inequities.

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