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Lawlessness definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LAW'LESSNESS, n. The quality or state of being unrestrained by law; disorder.
LAW'-MAKER, n. One who enacts or ordains laws; a legislator; a lawgiver.
Law-makers should not be law-breakers.
LAW'-MONGER, n. A low dealer in law; a pettifogger.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government) [syn: anarchy, lawlessness]
2: illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law [syn: lawlessness, outlawry]

Merriam Webster's

noun see lawless

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lawless Law"less, a. 1. Contrary to, or unauthorized by, law; illegal; as, a lawless claim. He needs no indirect nor lawless course. --Shak. 2. Not subject to, or restrained by, the law of morality or of society; as, lawless men or behavior. 3. Not subject to the laws of nature; uncontrolled. Or, meteorlike, flame lawless through the void. --Pope. -- Law"less*ly, adv. -- Law"less*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see lawless

Moby Thesaurus

anarchy, anomie, assumption, chaos, civil disobedience, conflict, contention, criminalism, criminality, difference, discord, disobedience, dissension, familiarity, frowardness, hubris, illegality, illicit business, illicitness, impermissibility, imposition, indiscipline, indocility, infraction, infringement, insubordination, intractability, lawbreaking, legal flaw, liberties, liberty abused, license, licentiousness, mobocracy, naughtiness, noncompliance, nonconformity, noncooperation, nonobedience, ochlocracy, outlawry, passive resistance, presumption, presumptuousness, recusancy, strife, technical flaw, transgression, uncooperativeness, undue liberty, unduteousness, undutifulness, unlawfulness, unsubmissiveness, variance, violation, waywardness, willful disobedience, wrongfulness



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