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illegitimacy

noun

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the state or fact of being born out of wedlock
  • she had learned of her illegitimacy while rummaging through old family records in the attic

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The first known use of illegitimacy was in 1680

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“Illegitimacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/illegitimacy. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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