Examples of illegitimacy in a Sentence
she had learned of her illegitimacy while rummaging through old family records in the attic
Recent Examples of illegitimacy from the Web
This story excites right-wing media because if Rich—and not the Russians—were responsible for the leaks that damaged Hillary Clinton’s campaign, then the cloud of suspicion and illegitimacy would be removed from Trump’s presidency.
A sense of illegitimacyMichael D’Antonio, an author-journalist who was part of a Pulitzer Prize team at Newsday, is a longtime Trump watcher and a Trump biographer.
The charge of illegitimacy made last week by John Lewis was part of a broader turn among Democratic representatives toward a politics of unified opposition, with an emphasis on the defense of working people.
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First Known Use of illegitimacy
Legal Definition of illegitimacy
: the quality or state of being illegitimate
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