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Another word for illegality

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Noun
  1. The state or quality of being illegal

  2. A serious breaking of the public law

      1. Any of several crimes in early English law that were punishable by forfeiture of land or goods and by capital or other serious punishment.
      2. A major crime, as murder, arson, or rape, for which statute usually provides a greater punishment than for a misdemeanor: the usual minimum penalty is imprisonment for one year
      1. The act of creating resentment, hurt feelings, displeasure, etc.
      2. The condition of being offended, esp. of feeling hurt, resentful, or angry; umbrage
      3. The act of breaking a law; sin or crime; transgression
      1. A wrong or illegal deed; a wrongdoing.
      2. A wrong or wicked act; crime, sin, etc.
      1. An act committed in violation of law where the consequence of conviction by a court is punishment, especially where the punishment is a serious one such as imprisonment.
      2. An act committed in violation of a law prohibiting it, or omitted in violation of a law ordering it; often, specif., such an act of a serious nature, as a felony: crimes are variously punishable by death, imprisonment, or the imposition of certain fines or restrictions: the range of crime includes felonies and misdemeanors, but not petty violations of local ordinances
      3. Unlawful activity:
    See also:

    crimes