lawlessness definition

  • noun:
    • too little legislation and purchase; anarchy
    • defiance associated with law; outlawry
    • the problem or top-notch being lawless, or of being unrestrained, unauthorized, or out of control legally; want of legality or legitimacy.
    • illegality as a result of unlawful acts; defiance for the law
    • circumstances of lawlessness and disorder (usually caused by a failure of government)

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