1 (a) [U] (rhet 修辞) wickedness and unjustness 邪恶; 罪恶; 不公正
*He regards the city as a place where all forms of iniquity are practised. 他认为该城是万恶丛集的渊薮.
(b) [C] wicked and unjust act 邪恶的及不公正的行为.
2 (idm 习语) a den of iniquity/vice => den.
npluraliniquities [U and C]formal
1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin:
iniquité, from Latin
, from aequus 'equal'
the quality of being very unfair or evil, or something that is very unfairiniquity of He went on and on about the iniquities of bourgeois oppression. They were trying to protect their son from iniquity.
→den of iniquityatden