Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “injustice”

See all translations

injustice

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˈdʒʌs.tɪs/ us  
C1 (an example of) a situation in which there is no fairness and justice: The sight of people suffering arouses a deep sense of injustice in her. They were aware of the injustices of the system.
See also
Translations of “injustice”
in Korean 불평등…
in Arabic ظُلْم…
in French injustice…
in Turkish adaletsizlik, haksızlık…
in Italian ingiustizia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不公正, 不正義…
in Russian несправедливость…
in Polish niesprawiedliwość…
in Spanish injusticia…
in Portuguese injustiça…
in German die Ungerechtigkeit…
in Catalan injustícia…
in Japanese 不公平, 不当な処置…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不公正, 非正义…
(Definition of injustice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of injustice?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “injustice” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More