unlawfulness

[ uhn-law-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF unlawfulness

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They cry out against the cruelty of the deed, but on its unlawfulness they are silent.

Origen, in the following century, admitted the fact and justified the Christians on the ground of the unlawfulness of war itself.

With them it will not be a question of lawfulness or unlawfulness: such terms are far too cold for an affectionate heart.

But, plainly, if war did not imply bloodshed, the unlawfulness of this could be nothing against war.

In fine, even a heathen philosopher, considering the nature of an oath, did conclude the unlawfulness thereof in such cases.

That these principles shall serve as rules to judge of the lawfulness or the unlawfulness of prizes.

Their denials of it were an admission of the unlawfulness of such acts, as they were also dishonourable to themselves.

Lady Bothwell next urged the unlawfulness of resorting to such sources of forbidden knowledge.

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