What does lawless mean?

Definitions for lawless
ˈlɔ lɪslaw·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anarchic, anarchical, lawlessadjective

    without law or control

    "the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic"

  2. wide-open, lawlessadjective

    lax in enforcing laws

    "a wide-open town"

  3. lawless, outlaw(a)adjective

    disobedient to or defiant of law

    "lawless bands roaming the plains"


  1. lawlessadjective

    Not governed by any law.

  2. lawlessadjective

    Prohibited by law; unlawful, illegal.

  3. lawlessadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lawlessadjective

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

  2. Lawlessadjective

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

  3. Lawlessadjective

    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. Caleb Kruckenberg:

    This is not how government should work, much less how' laws' are written, if the CDC pushes forward, the courts must swiftly shut down the agency's lawless actions.

  2. Donald Trump:

    The lawless state of our southern border is a threat to the safety, security and financial well-being of all Americans.

  3. Republicans United:

    We do not condone the death of these individuals but take note that these are not model citizens. Kyle Rittenhouse does not deserve to have Kyle Rittenhouse entire life destroyed because of the actions of violent anarchists during a lawless riot.

  4. 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.

  5. Esha Bhandari:

    By putting an end to the governments ability to conduct suspicionless fishing expeditions, the court reaffirms that the border is not a lawless place and that we dont lose our privacy rights when we travel.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. tacky
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    • C. indiscernible
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