Examples of legitimacy in a Sentence
the legitimacy of the military dictatorship was not recognized by most other nations
Recent Examples of legitimacy from the Web
The company counts on its related reviews and product rankings to boost the legitimacy of its site in the eyes of consumers.
The standard of guilt is important, but not nearly as important as due process, where both sides are fully informed of the process and allowed to question the legitimacy of the evidence.
Multiple forensic-science institutes also vouched for the legitimacy of her approach.
Without the legitimacy of the franchise, and without its extending it as widely as possible, the American system of government is in the first case a deliberate fraud and in the second case an empty husk.
The legitimacy of a tsar, however, requires continual reaffirmation.
The only redeeming part of the final season is the very end: In a genius move to save the legitimacy of the show, the final shot winks at the lack of reality on The Hills.
The case later went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, which refused to hear Missouri’s appeal, cementing the legal legitimacy of the Klan’s right to participate in the program.
In a liberal democracy, the legitimacy of a state is founded on the integrity of its elections.
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First Known Use of legitimacy
Antonymsillegality, illegitimacy, unlawfulness, wrongfulness
Related Wordsrightfulness, rightness; permissibility, permissibleness
Near Antonymsbadness, immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, sinfulness, unjustness, wickedness, wrongness; criminality, unconstitutionality
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