Synonyms and Antonyms of lawlessness
a state in which there is widespread wrongdoing and disregard for rules and authority
- The western frontier was notorious for its lawlessness.
commotion, tumult, uproar
chaos, confusion, disarray, disorder, disorderliness, disorganization, misorder
disruption, disturbance, havoc, riot, strife, turbulence, turmoil, unrest, upheaval
mutiny, rebellion, revolution, uprising
law, law-abidingness, lawfulness, legality, legitimacy, rule
calmness, harmony, order, orderliness, peace, peaceableness, peacefulness, quiet, tranquillity (or tranquility)
activities that are in violation of the laws of the state
- Lawlessness in the city had dropped in recent years.
gangsterism, hooliganism, racketeering
evil, immorality, sin, wickedness
malefaction, misdeed, misdoing, offense (or offence), transgression, trespass