What does illegitimate mean?

Definitions for illegitimate
ˌɪl ɪˈdʒɪt ə mɪtil·le·git·i·mate

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bastard, by-blow, love child, illegitimate child, illegitimate, whoreson(adj)

    the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents

  2. 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"

  3. illegitimate(adj)

    of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful

Wiktionary

  1. illegitimate(Adjective)

    Illegal; against the law.

  2. illegitimate(Adjective)

    Born to unmarried parents.

  3. illegitimate(Adjective)

    Illogical; incorrectly deduced.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illegitimate(adj)

    not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper

  2. Illegitimate(adj)

    unlawfully begotten; born out of wedlock; bastard; as, an illegitimate child

  3. Illegitimate(adj)

    not legitimately deduced or inferred; illogical; as, an illegitimate inference

  4. Illegitimate(adj)

    not authorized by good usage; not genuine; spurious; as, an illegitimate word

  5. Illegitimate(verb)

    to render illegitimate; to declare or prove to be born out of wedlock; to bastardize; to illegitimatize

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Illegitimate

    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.

How to pronounce illegitimate?

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How to say illegitimate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of illegitimate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of illegitimate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of illegitimate in a Sentence

  1. Laxmaiah Manchikanti:

    Both are meant to control abuse and excessive use and illegitimate use of medications, florida’s pill mill law has achieved these goals.

  2. Leora Bechor:

    Lara Alqasem will not claim that it is an illegitimate form of protest, it would be intellectually dishonest for Lara Alqasem to say that it is an illegitimate form of protest.

  3. Brett Kavanaugh:

    Crazy stuff. Gangs, illegitimate children, fights on boats in Rhode Island, all nonsense, reported breathlessly and often uncritically by the media.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    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!

  5. Ted Cruz:

    You know, we have a Supreme Court right now that is an activist, fundamentally illegitimate court.

Images & Illustrations of illegitimate

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Translations for illegitimate

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  • il·legítimCatalan, Valencian
  • ulogisk, illegitim, uberettiget, uretmæssigDanish
  • unrechtmäßig, illegitimGerman
  • νόθοςGreek
  • nelegitima, malrajtaEsperanto
  • väärä, avioton, lainvastainen, laitonFinnish
  • illégitimeFrench
  • illegittimo, illegaleItalian
  • 紛い, 違法, 偽, 庶出, 婚外Japanese
  • onrechtmatig, illegaalDutch
  • nielegalnyPolish
  • nelegal, ilegitimRomanian
  • противозаконный, незаконный, нелегитимный, нелегальныйRussian
  • lagstridig, illegitim, utomäktenskaplig, illegal, olagligSwedish

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