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
Examples of illegitimate in a Sentence
Both are meant to control abuse and excessive use and illegitimate use of medications, florida’s pill mill law has achieved these goals.
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.
Crazy stuff. Gangs, illegitimate children, fights on boats in Rhode Island, all nonsense, reported breathlessly and often uncritically by the media.
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!
You know, we have a Supreme Court right now that is an activist, fundamentally illegitimate court.
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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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