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Synonyms for illegitimacy
ˌɪl ɪˈdʒɪt ə mə siil·le·git·i·ma·cy

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  1. illegitimacynoun

    Synonyms:
    bastardy

  2. illegitimacynoun

    The state or condition of being illegitimate

    Synonyms:
    bastardy

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  1. bastardy, illegitimacy, bar sinisternoun

    the status of being born to parents who were not married

    Synonyms:
    bend sinister, bastardy, bar sinister

    Antonyms:
    legitimacy

  2. illegitimacynoun

    unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law

    Synonyms:
    bastardy, bar sinister

    Antonyms:
    legitimacy

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  1. List of paraphrases for "illegitimacy":

    illegality, unlawfulness

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#65706illegality
#107542illegitimacy
#258411unlawfulness
#273257bastardy

How to use illegitimacy in a sentence?

  1. Republican Rep. Jason Lewis:

    What the welfare state has done to the black community, a hundred years of racism could not do, a hundred years of racism could not break it up, it could not destroy black families. Jim Crow could not do it. But what dependency has done, is has caused unwanted pregnancy, illegitimacy. It has told young black males that they are dispensable, they don't need to hang around when mom needs support or whatever and it has destroyed -- and not just black communities, but any urban community, and so what you've got here is now they're addicted. Large swaths of Hispanic communities, black communities are addicted to these, these subsidies.

  2. Mu Sochua:

    Hun Sen is running alone, but still scared of defeat, the question of illegitimacy is what he needs to deal with inside and outside the country.

  3. Dan Quayle:

    Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it.

  4. Adam Kinzinger:

    What I have a real issue with is making unfounded claims of fraud and illegitimacy, and that has a real damaging effect.

  5. Rudy Giuliani:

    There are many privileges to work your way through including a Sixth Amendment attorney-client and attorney-work product privilege. I'm not saying I will or will not. The illegitimacy of the investigation is only one and maybe not decisive.


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