# Equality vs. Inequality ## Equality and Inequality Definitions

#### Equality

The state or quality of being equal.

#### Inequality

The condition of being unequal.

#### Equality

(Mathematics) A statement, usually an equation, that one thing equals another.

#### Inequality

An instance of being unequal.

#### Equality

The fact of being equal.

#### Inequality

Lack of equality, as of opportunity, treatment, or status.

#### Equality

(mathematics) The fact of being equal, of having the same value. en

#### Inequality

Social or economic disparity
The growing inequality between rich and poor.

#### Equality

The equal treatment of people irrespective of social or cultural differences.

#### Inequality

Lack of smoothness or regularity; unevenness.

#### Equality

The condition or quality of being equal; agreement in quantity or degree as compared; likeness in bulk, value, rank, properties, etc.; as, the equality of two bodies in length or thickness; an equality of rights.
A footing of equality with nobles.

#### Inequality

Variability; changeability.

#### Equality

Sameness in state or continued course; evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of temper or constitution.

#### Inequality

(Mathematics) An algebraic relation showing that a quantity is greater than or less than another quantity.

#### Equality

Evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of surface.

#### Inequality

(Astronomy) A deviation from uniformity in the apparent motion of a celestial body.

#### Equality

Exact agreement between two expressions or magnitudes with respect to quantity; - denoted by the symbol =; thus, a = x signifies that a contains the same number and kind of units of measure that x does.

#### Inequality

An unfair, not equal, state.
The inequality in living standards led to a civil war as the have nots rebelled.

#### Equality

The quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status

#### Inequality

(mathematics) A statement that of two quantities one is specifically less than (or greater than) another. Symbol: $<$ or $\leq$ or $>$ or $\geq$ or $\ne$, as appropriate.
The inequality $x$ is less than $y$, together with that

#### Equality

A state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced;
On a par with the best

#### Inequality

The quality of being unequal; difference, or lack of equality, in any respect; lack of uniformity; disproportion; unevenness; disparity; diversity; as, an inequality in size, stature, numbers, power, distances, motions, rank, property, etc.
There is so great an inequality in the length of our legs and arms as makes it impossible for us to walk on all four.
Notwithstanding which inequality of number, it was resolved in a council of war to fight the Dutch fleet.
Sympathy is rarely strong where there is a great inequality of condition.

#### Inequality

Unevenness; lack of levelness; the alternate rising and falling of a surface; as, the inequalities of the surface of the earth, or of a marble slab, etc.
The country is cut into so many hills and inequalities as renders it defensible.

#### Inequality

Variableness; changeableness; inconstancy; lack of smoothness or equability; deviation; unsteadiness, as of the weather, feelings, etc.
Inequality of air is ever an enemy to health.

#### Inequality

Disproportion to any office or purpose; inadequacy; competency; as, the inequality of terrestrial things to the wants of a rational soul.

#### Inequality

An expression consisting of two unequal quantities, with the sign of inequality (

#### Inequality

An irregularity, or a deviation, in the motion of a planet or satellite from its uniform mean motion; the amount of such deviation.

#### Inequality

Lack of equality;
The growing inequality between rich and poor