lawless definition

  • adjective:
    • Unrestrained for legal reasons; unruly: a lawless mob.
    • despite the law; illegal: the lawless slaughter of protected species.
    • perhaps not influenced by law: the lawless frontier.
    • Not governed by any law.
    • Prohibited legally; illegal, illegal.
    • perhaps not restrained by the legislation or by control; unruly, disorderly.
    • As opposed to, or unauthorized by, law; unlawful.
    • perhaps not susceptible to, or restrained by, what the law states of morality or of culture.
    • Not susceptible to the legislation of nature; uncontrolled.
    • lax in implementing laws
    • without law or control
    • disobedient to or defiant of legislation
  • others:
    • maybe not topic or perhaps not submissive to law; uncontrolled for legal reasons, whether natural, peoples, or divine; licentious; unruly; ungoverned: as, lawless interests; a lawless tyrant or brigand.
    • despite legislation; against the legislation for the land or of purchase; illegal; disorderly: because, a lawless claim; lawless proceedings.
    • Destitute of legislation; maybe not conformable to rule or explanation; irregular; anomalous: since, lawless eccentricities; lawless prosody.
    • Deprived of protection under the law; beyond the pale associated with the legislation.

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