Definition of Inequitable

1. Adjective. Not equitable or fair. "Inequitable taxation"

Exact synonyms: Unjust
Antonyms: Equitable
Derivative terms: Unjustness



Definition of Inequitable

1. a. Not equitable; not just.

Definition of Inequitable

1. Adjective. unfair, unequal or unjust ¹

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Definition of Inequitable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inequitable

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inequitable (current term)
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Literary usage of Inequitable

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"... constituted a case where a court of equity ought to order all the property to be sold together; that it would be inequitable to compel Pepper to redeem ..."

2. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"1258 At common law a party to a negotiable instrument apparently a principal but in fact a surety will be discharged by the creditor's inequitable conduct ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law and Practice of Injunctions by Charles Stewart Drewry (1849)
"10 6 Not necessary to show Certainty of the inequitable Foundation of an Instrument .. .. 12 7 Restraining Proceedings on Instruments founded on ..."

4. Cases on the General Principles of the Law of Private Corporations by Horace La Fayette Wilgus (1902)
"It should never be applied where it would be inequitable to do so. Nor should it be applied unless it would be inequitable not to do so. ..."

5. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1882)
"... by other inequitable incidents, tlie relief is much more readily granted. But even here the courts have established clearly marked limitations upon the ..."

6. The Law of Quasi Contracts by Frederic Campbell Woodward (1913)
"(2) That the retention of the benefit by the defendant is inequitable. ... (2) Retention of benefit inequitable: Classification of quasi contracts. ..."

7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery During by Thomas Jodrell Phillips, Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst, Charles Christopher Pepys Cottenham (1849)
"... not prevent the Court from interfering in bis behalf, if he appear to have so far performed the contract on his part as to render it inequitable for the ..."

8. Ethical Obligations of the Lawyer by Gleason Leonard Archer (1910)
"UNJUST OR inequitable SUITS. Dangerous as it is to the lawyer's reputation to bring suits hopeless in law but which have a moral basis to support them, ..."

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