Definitions for illegitimacyˌɪl ɪˈdʒɪt ə mə si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

il•le•git•i•ma•cyˌɪl ɪˈdʒɪt ə mə si(n.)(pl.)-cies.

  1. the state or quality of being illegitimate.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bastardy, illegitimacy, bar sinister(noun)

    the status of being born to parents who were not married

  2. illegitimacy(noun)

    unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law


  1. illegitimacy(Noun)

    The state or condition of being illegitimate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illegitimacy(noun)

    the state of being illegitimate

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Illegitimacy

    The state of birth outside of wedlock. It may refer to the offspring or the parents.

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