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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.

References in classic literature ?
Brownlow, drawing Oliver to him, and laying his hand upon his head, 'is your half-brother; the illegitimate son of your father, my dear friend Edwin Leeford, by poor young Agnes Fleming, who died in giving him birth.
She didn't quite rely, however, on their discontent and poverty for the child's unhappiness, but told the history of the sister's shame, with such alterations as suited her; bade them take good heed of the child, for she came of bad blood;; and told them she was illegitimate, and sure to go wrong at one time or other.
The final three chapters of the book focus, respectively, on the print culture surrounding illegitimate performances, the "theme of rejected comedy" in producing a politically subversive "illegitimate laughter," and the emergence of a culture of "illegitimate celebrity.
IT'S now official: The expansion of Bradley Canyon Landfill in Sun Valley was illegitimate - and there's nothing anyone can do about it.
Servile compliance with an illegitimate arm of nascent world government is "leadership"?
I think that illegitimacy is sad enough without it being blamed also for yobbish behaviour by youths who may or may not be illegitimate of birth or even drawn from the lower classes.
In Ireland at the turn of the twenty-first century the fact that Irish couples are enthusiastic participants in this "trade" has been juxtaposed with the stark and unpalatable reality that, as late as the 1960s, thousands of healthy Irish children were sent to the United States for adoption simply because they were illegitimate and thus "unwanted" at home.
Md SomSujimon, "Implication and Consequences of Illegitimate Child (walad Zina) in Islamic Law: A Classical View" in Jurnal Shariahjld 7, Bil 1, Jan 1999 pp1-23.
Summary: A woman cleaner, has been charged with burying her illegitimate newborn baby girl at the Jumeriah Open Beach, and confessed in court that she did wrong and pleaded for leniency.
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London, July 3 (ANI): The colorful past of Prince Albert of Monaco threatened to overshadow his wedding to one-time Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock on Saturday, after it was announced that he would have to take a paternity test for a possible third illegitimate child.