illegitimacy


il·le·git·i·ma·cy

noun \ˌi-li-ˈji-tə-mə-sē\

Definition of ILLEGITIMACY

1
:  the quality or state of being illegitimate
2
:  bastardy 2

Examples of ILLEGITIMACY

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

First Known Use of ILLEGITIMACY

1680

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