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synonyms for lawfulness

  • authority
  • justice
  • legitimacy
  • licitness
  • permissibility
  • right
  • validity
  • constitutionality
  • defendability
  • legitimateness

antonyms for lawfulness

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  • injustice
  • unfairness
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How to use lawfulness in a sentence

Read the full storyJenny Cudd was arrested and charged in federal court with entering a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry or disorderly conduct.
HERE ARE SOME OF THE PEOPLE CHARGED SINCE A MOB BREACHED THE CAPITOLWASHINGTON POST STAFFJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Anne Arundel County police Department also supports all lawful expressions of freedom of speech and assembly.
MARYLAND POLICE OFFICER SUSPENDED WITH PAY AS INVESTIGATORS LOOK INTO POSSIBLE INVOLVEMENT AT U.S. CAPITOLOVETTA WIGGINSJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While the illegal invasion of the Capitol by armed insurrectionists on Wednesday also revealed serious security flaws, it contrasted starkly with the lawful actions of British soldiers in 1814.
THE SIMILARITIES TO THE LAST INVASION OF THE CAPITOL MATTER — SO DO THE DIFFERENCESLAWRENCE HATTERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A now-recused prosecutor defended their actions this spring as part of a lawful “citizen’s arrest,” arguing that defendant Travis McMichael had grounds to use deadly force in self-defense.
NEWLY RELEASED VIDEO SHOWS POLICE DIDN’T IMMEDIATELY HELP AHMAUD ARBERY AS HE LAY DYINGBERT ROUGHTON, HANNAH KNOWLESDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Perhaps more than any other moment, this knocks Gaines down our “good” and “lawful” scales.
WHO’S THE MOST CHAOTIC MOVIE FOOTBALL COACH?JOSH HERMSMEYERDECEMBER 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Despite this — mainly because of the strength of Washington’s acting — Boone manages to rate highly on our good and lawful scales.
WHO’S THE MOST CHAOTIC MOVIE FOOTBALL COACH?JOSH HERMSMEYERDECEMBER 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The assurance that a fact of Covenanting is predicted is a substantial argument for its lawfulness.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
It was his duty to make a return on that day; a decision as to the lawfulness of the election pertained to the house of commons.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
They had ministers of their own appointment, and denied the lawfulness of oaths and of capital punishment.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
The Elkins law, therefore, explicitly made the published tariff the standard of lawfulness.
RAILROADS: RATES AND REGULATIONSWILLIAM Z. RIPLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LAWFULNESS

  • authority
  • constitutionality
  • defendability
  • justice
  • lawfulness
  • permissibility
  • right
  • validity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.