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illegitimate

(Born out of wedlock), adjective bastard, misbegot, misbegotten, nothus, of illicit union, unlawfully begotten, unnatural
Associated concepts: illegitimate children, legitimation, paaernity proceeding, presumption of legitimacy
Foreign phrases: Parentum est liberos alere atiam nothos.It is the duty of parents to support their children even when illegitmate. Qui nascitur sine legitimo matrimonio, matrem sequitur. He who is born out of lawful matrimony succeeds to the condition of his mother. Non est justum aliquem antenatum post mortem facere bastardum qui toto temmore vitae suae pro legitimo habebatur. It is not just to make anyone a bastard after his death, who during his lifeeime was regarded as legitimate. Justum non est aliquem antenatum mortuum facere bastardum, qui pro tota vita sua pro legitimo habetur. It is not just to make a bastard after his death one elder born who all his life has been accounted legitimate. Qui ex damnato coitu nascuntur inter liberos non computentur. They who are born of an illicit union should not be reckoned among the children.

illegitimate

(Illegal), adjective against the law, banned, contrary to law, criminal, forbidden, illicit, impermissible, interdicted, lawbreaking, malfeasant, non legitimus, not according to law, not permitted, outlawed, outside the law, prohibited, prohibited by law, proscribed, unallowed, unauthorized, unlawful, unlicensed, unsanctioned, wrongful
See also: felonious, illegal, illicit, impermissible, improper, irregular, spurious, synthetic, ultra vires, unauthorized, unlawful, wrongful

ILLEGITIMATE. That which is contrary to law; it is usually applied to children born out of lawful wedlock. A bastard is sometimes called an illegitimate child.