lawless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English laweles; equivalent to law +‎ -less. Cognate with Danish lovløs (lawless), Swedish laglös (lawless), Norwegian lovløs (lawless), Icelandic löglaus (lawless).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Rhymes: -ɔːləs

Adjective[edit]

lawless (comparative more lawless, superlative most lawless)

  1. Not governed by any law.
  2. Prohibited by law; unlawful, illegal.
  3. Not restrained by the law or by discipline; unruly, disorderly.

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