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Princeton's WordNet

  1. treason, high treason, lese majestynoun

    a crime that undermines the offender's government

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  1. Lese majestynoun

    Any affront to the dignity of an eminent or respected person.

    Etymology: [F. lese-majest, fr. L. laesus, fem. laesa, injured (see Lesion) + majestas majesty; that is, crimen laesae majestatis.]

  2. Lese majestynoun

    An attack against an institution or custom revered by the majority in a society.

    Etymology: [F. lese-majest, fr. L. laesus, fem. laesa, injured (see Lesion) + majestas majesty; that is, crimen laesae majestatis.]

Wiktionary

  1. lese majestynoun

    The crime of violating majesty, an offense against the dignity of a reigning sovereign or against a state.

    Etymology: French lèse-majesté, from Latin laesa maiestatis, injury to the Majesty.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lese majesty in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lese majesty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of lese majesty

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