What does illegality mean?

Definitions for illegalityˌɪl iˈgæl ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word illegality.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. illegality(noun)

    unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute


  1. illegality(Noun)

    : the state of being illegal

    The criminal was aware of the illegality of his act.

  2. illegality(Noun)

    (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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illegality(noun)

    the quality or condition of being illegal; unlawfulness; as, the illegality of trespass or of false imprisonment; also, an illegal act

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. illgalit.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of illegality in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of illegality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Norm Eisen:

    Its illegality run rampant.

  2. Michael Chalupka of Diakonie:

    There is no doubt about the illegality of the Austrian bill in question.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I get through the rules, i don’t want to say avoid the rules, because that sounds like a little bit of illegality.

  4. Elkan Abramowitz:

    We were always confident there was no illegality here, and we appreciate the U.S. Attorney clarifying this for the public record.

  5. Rafael Mafei:

    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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