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Meaning of UNLAWFUL

Pronunciation:  un'loful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law; "unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters"
  2. [adj]  contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"
  3. [adj]  having no legally established claim; "the wrongful heir to the throne"
  4. [adj]  not morally right or permissible; "unlawful love"
  5. [adj]  not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention; "an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"
 

UNLAWFUL is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: illegitimate, illicit, improper, irregular, lawless, open, outlaw(a), outlawed, unconventional, wide-open, wrongful
 
 Antonyms: lawful
 
 See Also: corrupt, crooked, illegal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*law"ful\, a.
Not lawful; contrary to law. -- {Un*law"ful*ly}, adv. --
{Un*law"ful*ness}, n.

{Unlawful assembly}. (Law) See under {Assembly}.

 

 

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