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1. illegitimate

adjective. ['ˌɪlɪˈdʒɪtəmɪt'] contrary to or forbidden by law.

Synonyms

  • unlawful
  • illicit
  • outlaw
  • outlawed

Antonyms

  • official
  • outfield
  • noble
  • incidental

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How do you spell illegitimate? Is it illegitmate ?

A common misspelling of illegitimate is illegitmate

Example sentences of the word illegitimate


1. Adjective
White slaveholders often used their female slaves for sex and sometimes fathered illegitimate children whom they would not claim.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Many different sites come up, some legitimate and some illegitimate.

3. Verb, base form
 They are more than likely illegitimate unless you called them first.


2. illegitimate

adjective. ['ˌɪlɪˈdʒɪtəmɪt'] of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful.

Synonyms

  • base
  • illegal
  • misbegotten
  • adulterine
  • fatherless
  • unauthorized
  • baseborn
  • bastardly
  • misbegot
  • unlawful
  • spurious
  • left-handed
  • wrongful
  • invalid

Antonyms

  • legal
  • valid
  • legitimate
  • genuine

3. illegitimate

noun. ['ˌɪlɪˈdʒɪtəmɪt'] the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents.

Synonyms

  • love child
  • progeny
  • bastard
  • illegitimate child
  • issue
  • whoreson
  • by-blow

Antonyms

  • superior
  • regular
  • illegality
  • lawful
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