de·​le·​git·​i·​mate ˌdē-lə-ˈji-tə-ˌmāt How to pronounce delegitimate (audio)
delegitimated; delegitimating; delegitimates
delegitimation noun

Examples of delegitimate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The story of Jezebel, then, is not one intended to delegitimate women’s political rule. Adam M. Carrington, National Review, 20 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of delegitimate was in 1972

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“Delegitimate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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