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illegitimacy

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noun il·le·git·i·ma·cy \ˌi-li-ˈji-tə-mə-sē\

Definition of illegitimacy

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being illegitimate

  2. 2 :  bastardy 2



Examples of illegitimacy in a sentence

  1. <she had learned of her illegitimacy while rummaging through old family records in the attic>



1680

First Known Use of illegitimacy

1680


Law Dictionary

illegitimacy

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noun il·le·git·i·ma·cy \ˌi-li-ˈji-tə-mə-sē\

Legal Definition of illegitimacy

  1. :  the quality or state of being illegitimate





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