Examples of illegitimacy in a Sentence
she had learned of her illegitimacy while rummaging through old family records in the attic
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The only real solution to structural illegitimacy that will adequately protect these immigrants is comprehensive reform with a path to citizenship.
Washington state’s chairwoman, Tina Podlodowski, said any system that leaves unpledged superdelegates in place would expose the 2020 nominee to charges of illegitimacy, fair or not.
What if we were born today — when society allows unwed mothers greater latitude to choose to raise their children, when the stigma of illegitimacy has subsided?
Carnival krewes took their political arguments to the streets and manipulated their festive displays to provide evidence of the illegitimacy and incongruity of black citizenship.
In 1983, Washington and Moscow took steps that heightened the uncertainty, darkly hinting at each other’s illegitimacy and threats of massive retaliation, in a contest for nuclear supremacy, and survival.
Bonds’s connection to PEDs has cast a shadow of illegitimacy over his achievements in the eyes of many.
Her parents were frantic dissemblers who struggled to conceal scandals of illegitimacy, abandonment and institutionalization.
Almost 30 years ago, in a stinging and solitary dissent about the illegitimacy of the independent counsel law, Justice Antonin Scalia noted the Constitution vests all executive authority in the president.
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