lawless


lawless
law·less adj
1: not restrained or controlled by law
a lawless act
law·less·ly adv
law·less·ness n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

lawless
I adjective against the law, anarchic, anarchical, arrant, audax, capricious, contrarious, contumacious, corrupt, criminal, degenerate, difficult, disobedient, disobeyed, disobeying, disorderly, disreputable, effrenatus, felonious, heedless, ill-disciplined, illegal, immoral, in defiance of the law, incorrigible, insidious, insolent, insubordinate, intemperate, intractable, irresponsible, knavish, law-breaking, licensed, mutinous, nonconformist, nonlegal, nonobservant, not observant of the law, outlaw, profligate, rascally, rebellious, recalcitrant, recreant, recusant, refractory, reinless, restive, revolutionary, riotous, seditious, subversive, transgressive, unaccountable, unbidden, uncompliant, uncomplying, unconformable, unconstrained, uncontrolled, uncurbed, undisciplined, unfettered, ungovernable, ungoverned, unprincipled, unreined, unrighteous, unscrupulous, unsubmissive, unsuppressed, untamed, untoward, unwarrantable, unwarranted, venal, violative, wayward, without law, wrongful II index broken (unfulfilled), culpable, disobedient, disordered, disorderly, felonious, illegal, illicit, iniquitous, insubordinate, irresponsible, nonconforming, profligate (corrupt), restive, sinister, uncontrollable, uncurbed, unlawful, unorthodox, unrestrained (not repressed), unruly, unscrupulous, wrongful

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


lawless
adj.
Not conforming to law; not controlled by law.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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