[ adjective, noun li-jit-uh-mit; verb li-jit-uh-meyt ]

Antonyms for legitimated

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Of the four daughters she bore him, three only were legitimated by his successor.

Of all the late King's legitimated Children his Majesty seem'd to be fondest of this.

At the same time, the rule of Cyrus and the Persians is legitimated by his family connexion with Astyages.

Legitimated in infancy by an imperial diploma, Antonio was literally a courtier and politician from his cradle.

At last a dysentery carried him off, and legitimated the position of the usurper who had driven him into exile.

Hence the children so legitimated are said to have been called by the Germans Mantelkinder.

Roman antiquity conceived these as under the care of priesthoods, legitimated by the State.

The preventive remedy applied by the Church is legitimated as well as additionally recommended by the following consideration.

Hereafter we shall also find the Princes of the Blood declaring against those Princes that had been legitimated.

The honors of the legitimated princes were restricted to the simple rank of their peerages.