Specially adapted or suitable to a specific purpose or specific conditions; appropriate
Sanctioned by law or custom; lawful
Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
Merited or earned:
Suitable; proper; appropriate
Gained or earned by fair methods, not by cheating, lying, or stealing
The definition of just is fair or right.
Having or exhibiting a disposition that is free of favoritism or bias; impartial:
In conformity with the principles of the law; permitted by law
The definition of legal is something connected to law or a government’s system of rules.
In accord with right, convention, or courtesy; appropriate:
Conforming to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate.
The definition of illegitimate is a person who was born to unmarried parents, or something that is incorrectly decided, or is not in accordance with the rules or laws.
Wrong or unjust:
Prohibited by official rules:
Being in accordance with the accepted principles of right and wrong that govern the conduct of a profession:
Having principles, as of conduct
In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
The definition of virtuous is someone or something who is moral.
(Informal) Disturbed enough; inclined
Capable of right and wrong action.
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