HyperDic: unlawfulness

English > 1 sense of the word unlawfulness:
NOUNattributeunlawfulnessthe quality of failing to conform to law
English > unlawfulness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of failing to conform to law.
Narrowerillegalityunlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute
illegitimacyunlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law
illicitnessThe quality of not conforming strictly to law
shadinessOf questionable honesty or legality
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositelawfulnessThe quality of conforming to law
Adjectivesunlawfulcontrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law
unlawfulcontrary to or forbidden by law
unlawfulhaving no legally established claim
unlawfulnot conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

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