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Definition 1: without law or control - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lawless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic

Synonyms for lawless in the sense of this definition

(lawless is similar to ...) not being under control; out of control

"the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS" "uncontrolled growth"

Definition 2: disobedient to or defiant of law - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lawless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lawless bands roaming the plains

Synonyms for lawless in the sense of this definition

(lawless is similar to ...) contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law

"unlawful measures" "unlawful money" "unlawful hunters"

Definition 3: lax in enforcing laws - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lawless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a wide-open town

Synonyms for lawless in the sense of this definition

(lawless is similar to ...) contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law

"unlawful measures" "unlawful money" "unlawful hunters"

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