illegality

Part of speech: noun

Illegalness.

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Usage examples "illegality":

  1. They delayed, however, from week to week, while they renewed their protests against the illegality of the court. - "The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete", Frederich Schiller.
  2. That the cruelty and illegality lay in the haste of the distraint, and in the goods having been carried off at once, giving no opportunity of redeeming them. - "John Halifax, Gentleman", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
  3. His ignorance is hardly surprising in view of the fact that the Senate confirmed the nomination without discovering its illegality. - "Ulysses S. Grant", Walter Allen.