Examples of lawless in a Sentence
the lawless society of the frontier
the lawless rioters were destroying everything in sight
Recent Examples of lawless from the Web
For most of his career, Noriega was an exemplar of a certain kind of American intervention in Latin America: The lawless, vicious leader whom the U.S. cultivated and propped up despite clear and serious flaws.
Looked at, whole and complete, the entire operation now looks like a coherent and lawless enterprise.
Full press release by EDRi and FREE: EDRi and FREE urge European Parliament to bring an end to lawless surveillance (4.09.2013)
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First Known Use of lawless
LAWLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lawless for English Language Learners
: having no laws
: not obeying the law
LAWLESS Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of lawless
1 : not restrained or controlled by law
2 : illegal a lawless act
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