Definition of Inequity

1. Noun. Injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards.

Exact synonyms: Unfairness
Specialized synonyms: Gamesmanship
Generic synonyms: Injustice, Unjustness
Antonyms: Equity, Fairness
Derivative terms: Unfair



Definition of Inequity

1. n. Want of equity; injustice; wrong.

Definition of Inequity

1. Noun. A lack of justice; injustice. ¹

2. Noun. An unjust act; a disservice. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inequity

1. unfairness [n -TIES] - See also: unfairness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inequity

inequal
inequalitarian
inequalitarianism
inequalitarians
inequalities
inequality
inequally
inequation
inequations
inequidistant
inequilateral
inequilobate
inequitable
inequitably
inequities
inequity (current term)
inequivalence
inequivalent
inequivalve
inequivalved
inequivalves
inequivalvular
ineradicability
ineradicable
ineradicably
inergetically
inerm
inermis
inermous
inerrability

Literary usage of Inequity

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1. Poverty and Equity: Measurement, Policy and Estimation with DAD by Jean-Yves Duclos, Abdelkrim Araar (2006)
"8.3.4 Decomposition of classical horizontal inequity We may also wish to know ... _ 8.4 References Jo The literature on horizontal inequity has evolved very ..."

2. Measuring Up: Improving Health System Performance in Oecd Countries by Canada Health Canada (2002)
"The method we use in this paper to measure the degree of horizontal inequity in health care delivery is conceptually identical to the ones used in Wagstaff ..."

3. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1864)
"On the inequity of Poor-law Bating and Chargeability." Mr. Austin expressed dissatisfaction with the present system of poor-law rating in the Irish unions. ..."

4. Chile by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (2004)
"Education \ inequity as an educational policy problem The outstanding challenge of educational equity as a political priority is a double one: to increase ..."

5. An Essay on the Reform of Local Taxation in England by J. Row- Fogo (1902)
"Inaccuracy and inequity to individuals may arise, because the basis is a mere guess at ability, but fraud is excluded: nothing can slip out of assessment. ..."

6. The New Philosophy of Money: A Practical Treatise on the Nature and Office by Alfred B. Westrup (1895)
"The inequity of interest is not a matter of belief. It is susceptible of mathematical demonstration (118-126). Some very interesting calculations have been ..."

7. Our New Protectorate: Turkey in Asia : Its Geography, Races, Resources, and by James Carlile McCoan (1879)
"... inequity as at present levied—The sheep and cattle tax—Its capricious variations— Evasion of it by the Kurds and ..."

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