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.
n 1: an unjust act [syn: unfairness, iniquity]
2: the practice of being unjust or unfair [syn: unjustness]