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
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Translations for illegitimate
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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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