unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute
: the state of being illegal
The criminal was aware of the illegality of his act.
(uncountable): a defense to the validity of a contract because it was in violation of the law
When sued for refusing to pay for services provided by a prostitute, the customer raised the defense of illegality.
the quality or condition of being illegal; unlawfulness; as, the illegality of trespass or of false imprisonment; also, an illegal act
Origin: [Cf. F. illgalit.]
The numerical value of illegality in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of illegality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Its illegality run rampant.
There is no doubt about the illegality of the Austrian bill in question.
I get through the rules, i don’t want to say avoid the rules, because that sounds like a little bit of illegality.
We were always confident there was no illegality here, and we appreciate the U.S. Attorney clarifying this for the public record.
Many Brazilians believe that our existing legal system is poorly equipped to handle such massive illegality that is larger than the justice system itself.
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