What does lawless mean?

Definitions for lawless
ˈlɔ lɪslaw·less

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anarchic, anarchical, lawless(adj)

    without law or control

    "the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic"

  2. wide-open, lawless(adj)

    lax in enforcing laws

    "a wide-open town"

  3. lawless, outlaw(a)(adj)

    disobedient to or defiant of law

    "lawless bands roaming the plains"


  1. lawless(Adjective)

    Not governed by any law.

  2. lawless(Adjective)

    Prohibited by law; unlawful, illegal.

  3. lawless(Adjective)

    Not restrained by the law or by discipline; unruly, disorderly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lawless(adj)

    contrary to, or unauthorized by, law; illegal; as, a lawless claim

  2. Lawless(adj)

    not subject to, or restrained by, the law of morality or of society; as, lawless men or behavior

  3. Lawless(adj)

    not subject to the laws of nature; uncontrolled

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lawless in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lawless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of lawless in a Sentence

  1. Eric Swalwell:

    With this lawless administration, I imagine we're also going to see characters like Steve Mnuchin, who's also not following the law when it comes to the president's tax returns.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    The House and Senate resoundingly rejected the president's lawless power grab, yet the president has chosen to continue to defy the Constitution, the Congress and the will of the American people.

  3. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:

    This is lawless and criminal behavior, i don't know what you call them, call them burglars, you call them terrorists, one thing that they are not is a militia.

  4. Phil Trieb:

    [I]f we won’t choose to pay the price of liberty, then by default we shall suffer the cost of servitude -- whether it be the iron chains of a tyrannical oligarchy or the regulatory chains of unelected, faceless bureaucrats. When we witness our neighbors abused by tyrants, will we skulk away and hope we’re not next? Or will we stand by them and challenge -- as freedom-loving Americans -- the tyranny of lawless leaders.

  5. Eric Swalwell:

    Impeachment is the most extraordinary remedy the Constitution affords Congress, as a former prosecutor, I do not take this lightly. But the President continues to put his own interests above America's. He is lawless. His relentless attacks on our rule of law and numerous efforts to obstruct justice and Congress have reached such a point to require extraordinary action. It's time for Congress to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

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