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 case raises questions about the legitimacy of the trademark—in particular whether the trademark has become too generic and, hence, a victim to its own pop-culture popularity.
Together Millett and Foote restored legitimacy to a program that had enjoyed just two winning seasons in a decade.
Doran, who lives in Burket in Kosciusko County, has been raising questions about the legitimacy of deGarmo’s ownership in vintage car forums and other online sites.
Cybersecurity awareness trainers regularly tell users to always review header data to assess an email’s legitimacy.
An Iraqi man, Hameed Khalid Darweesh, who was detained at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, became a rallying point for those who challenged the ban's legitimacy.
Violent protests forced the electoral commission to cancel the ballot in the western Nyanza region -- a move that may call the vote’s legitimacy into question.
Would these invalidations nevertheless tarnish the Supreme Court’s legitimacy?
Moore is also an unrepentant birther who cast doubt on Barack Obama’s legitimacy as president as recently as last year.
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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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