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Definitions and Synonyms of illegitimacy | Another word for illegitimacy | What is illegitimacy?

Definition 1: unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law - [noun denoting attribute]

(illegitimacy is a kind of ...) the quality of failing to conform to law

Definition 2: the status of being born to parents who were not married - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for illegitimacy in the sense of this definition

(illegitimacy is a kind of ...) the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

"he had the status of a minor" "the novel attained the status of a classic" "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"

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