bastard, by-blow, love child, illegitimate child, illegitimate, whoreson(adj)
the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
illegitimate, illicit, outlaw(a), outlawed, unlawful(adj)
contrary to or forbidden by law
"an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"
of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful
Illegal; against the law.
Born to unmarried parents.
Illogical; incorrectly deduced.
not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper
unlawfully begotten; born out of wedlock; bastard; as, an illegitimate child
not legitimately deduced or inferred; illogical; as, an illegitimate inference
not authorized by good usage; not genuine; spurious; as, an illegitimate word
to render illegitimate; to declare or prove to be born out of wedlock; to bastardize; to illegitimatize
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
il-le-jit′i-māt, adj. not according to law: not born in wedlock: not properly inferred or reasoned: not genuine.—n. Illegit′imacy.—adv. Illegit′imātely.—n. Illegitimā′tion, the act of rendering, or state of being, illegitimate.
The numerical value of illegitimate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of illegitimate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We will work to overturn any illegitimate Supreme Court ruling and we will make sure that folks understand that Supreme Court is an illegitimate ruling by Supreme Court.
To ask a bank to decipher between legitimate and illegitimate payments by a multinational organization who by its nature makes a lot of payments in different countries is going to be tough.
Throughout the world, the very moment a legitimate government starts fascist implementations, it loses its legitimacy! When a government becomes illegitimate, it is no longer a government but an outlaw!
The verdict is unjust, political and illegitimate and I will not acknowledge it, to my dear people, I say, make sure that al-Maliki and those who stand behind him don't get what he wishes. Because they want sectarian strife.
Philip Athill was Philip Athill and an observer, philip Athill was illegitimate and was brought up largely by Philip Athill mother in France, and it later emerged that Philip Athill was gay when Philip Athill had an affair with a male Swedish film star.
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- il·legítimCatalan, Valencian
- ulogisk, illegitim, uberettiget, uretmæssigDanish
- unrechtmäßig, illegitimGerman
- nelegitima, malrajtaEsperanto
- väärä, avioton, lainvastainen, laitonFinnish
- illegittimo, illegaleItalian
- 紛い, 違法, 偽, 庶出, 婚外Japanese
- onrechtmatig, illegaalDutch
- nelegal, ilegitimRomanian
- противозаконный, незаконный, нелегитимный, нелегальныйRussian
- lagstridig, illegitim, utomäktenskaplig, illegal, olagligSwedish
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