injustice etymology

English word injustice comes from Latin iniustus, and later Latin iniustitia (Injustice, unfairness, inequity.)

Detailed word origin of injustice

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iniustus Latin (lat) Severe, excessive (punishment). Unjust, wrongful. Unsuitable.
iniustitia Latin (lat) Injustice, unfairness, inequity.
injustice Old French (fro)
injustice English (eng) Absence of justice; unjustice.. Unfairness; the state of not being fair or just.. Violation of the rights of another person.