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Definition of Lawless


  1. Contrary to, or unauthorized by, law; illegal; as, a lawless claim.
  2. Not subject to, or restrained by, the law of morality or of society; as, lawless men or behavior.
  3. Not subject to the laws of nature; uncontrolled.

Lawless Quotations

If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service.
Ida B. Wells

It is because I recognize the brutality with which my own multi-branched ancestors have been treated that I can identify the despicable, lawless, cruel, and sadistic behavior that has characterized Israel's attempts to erase a people, the Palestinians, from their own land.
Alice Walker

For then only will you be strong, when you cherish the laws, and when the revolutionary attempts of lawless men shall have ceased.

Lawless are they that make their wills their law.
William Shakespeare

Things have become devalued to the point where people don't realize the repercussions, that they're devaluing themselves. It could end up bringing about chaos, a lawless situation.
Marilyn Manson
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Lawless Translations

lawless in German is gesetzlos
lawless in Spanish is sin ley
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