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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of not conforming strictly to law.

Usage examples (14)
  • The illicitness of an affair is what keeps it exciting.
  • The unfaithful partner may still be in the throes of the break up with his or her lover and may miss the illicitness of the affair.
  • Besides, when you get down to it, isn't it the very illicitness of an affair, the forbidden nature of it, which makes it so exciting?
  • The connection is reminiscent of those who blamed 9/11 on gays and feminists -- or Katrina on the pro-choice movement or the illicitness of New Orleans. for more
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