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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law; The status of being born to parents who were not married.

Usage examples (33)
  • illegitimacy will not keep a person from inheriting.
  • When his illegitimacy is finally exposed, hopefully all the damage can be reversed!
  • This means that their illegitimacy is a constitute element of their status of insurgent.
  • The stigma of so-called illegitimacy, parents not married when child was born, has been the cause of so many evils. for more
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