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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Illegality; A state of disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government).

Usage examples (33)
  • Ancient lawlessness is hardly justification for the present one.
  • If we do not label lawlessness, our children cannot recognize it.
  • Insurgent attacks are said to be on the rise, and lawlessness is increasing.
  • In some areas of northern Mexico, the lawlessness is tied to drug trafficing. for more
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