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lawless

law·less

lawless

 
pronunciation:
law lihs
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: violating or not heeding the law, often habitually.
a lawless ruffian
synonyms:
disobedient, insubordinate, recalcitrant, refractory, wayward
antonyms:
lawful
similar words:
contumacious, defiant, delinquent, deviant, difficult, intractable, rebellious, uncontrollable, ungovernable
definition 2: having no laws.
a lawless land
synonyms:
anarchic
antonyms:
orderly
similar words:
chaotic, confused, disordered, disorderly, ungovernable, unorganized, unruly
derivations: lawlessly (adv.), lawlessness (n.)