Inia to Injustice

(||In"i*a) n. (Zoöl.) A South American freshwater dolphin It is ten or twelve feet long, and has a hairy snout.

(In"i*al) a. (Anat.) Pertaining to the inion.

(In`im*ag"i*na*ble) a. Unimaginable; inconceivable. [R.] Bp. Pearson.

(In*im"i*cal) a. [L. inimicalis, fr. inimicus unfriendly, hostile; pref. in- not + amicus friendly. See Amity.]

1. Having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; unfavorable; — chiefly applied to private, as hostile is to public, enmity.

2. Opposed in tendency, influence, or effects; antagonistic; inconsistent; incompatible; adverse; repugnant.

We are at war with a system, which, by its essence, is inimical to all other governments.

(In*im`i*cal"i*ty) n. The state or quality of being inimical or hostile; hostility; unfriendliness. [R.]

(In*im"i*cal*ly) adv. In an inimical manner.

(In*im`i*ci"tious) a. [L. inimicitia enmity. See Inimical.] Inimical; unfriendly. [R.] Sterne.

(In*im"i*cous) a. [L. inimicus.] Inimical; hurtful. [Obs.] Evelyn.

(In*im`i*ta*bil"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being inimitable; inimitableness. Norris.

(In*im"i*ta*ble) a. [L. inimitabilis: cf. F. inimitable. See In- not, and Imitable.] Not capable of being imitated, copied, or counterfeited; beyond imitation; surpassingly excellent; matchless; unrivaled; exceptional; unique; as, an inimitable style; inimitable eloquence. "Inimitable force." Dryden.

Performing such inimitable feats.

In*im"i*ta*ble*ness, n.In*im"i*ta*bly, adv.

(||In"i*on) n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'ini`on the back of the head.] (Anat.) The external occipital protuberance of the skull.

(In*iq"ui*tous) a. [From Iniquity.] Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked; as, an iniquitous bargain; an iniquitous proceeding.

Demagogues . . . bribed to this iniquitous service.

Syn. — Wicked; wrong; unjust; unrighteous; nefarious; criminal. — Iniquitous, Wicked, Nefarious. Wicked is the generic term. Iniquitous is stronger, denoting a violation of the rights of others, usually by fraud or circumvention. Nefarious is still stronger, implying a breach of the most sacred obligations, and points more directly to the intrinsic badness of the deed.

(In*iq"ui*tous*ly), adv. In an iniquitous manner; unjustly; wickedly.

(In*iq"ui*ty) n.; pl. Iniquities [OE. iniquitee, F. iniquité, L. iniquitas, inequality, unfairness, injustice. See Iniquous.]

1. Absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness; as, the iniquity of bribery; the iniquity of an unjust judge.

Till the world from his perfection fell
Into all filth and foul iniquity.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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