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Iniquity has strong negative connotations, suggesting something deeply unethical or unjust. SlideThe iniquity of slavery cannot be overstated.
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Intensity MattersPlay
'Iniquity' is used for serious moral offenses, not minor wrongdoings. SlideCheating in exams is dishonest, but it doesn't rise to the level of iniquity.
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Often used to criticize social injustices that affect groups of people. SlideMany activists speak out about the iniquities of the criminal justice system.