Synonyms for Illegitimate:
outlaw, outlawed, illicit, unlawful.
forbidden, unjust, actionable, taboo, unauthorized, unconstitutional, illegal, unlawful, offensive, felonious, unlicensed, punishable, criminal, wrongful, lawless, verboten, illicit, bootleg.
•not legal (adjective)
misbegotten, contraband, unconstitutional, illicit, wrong, wicked, unlawful, illegal, unauthorized, spurious.
n.no-go, out of bounds, natural, in contravention of something. wrong. law. kin. •illegitimate (noun)
by-blow, left-handed, whoreson, outlawed, illegitimate child, base, outlaw, fatherless, spurious, misbegot, misbegotten, baseborn, wrongful, illegal, adulterine, unlawful, bastardly, love child, illicit.
incorrect, twisted, illogical, unsound, unacceptable.
irregular, wicked, contraband, wrong.
illegitimacy, no-go, filial, familial. kinship, Family. distant. direct. natural. close. •love child
•Other relevant words:
distant, misbegot, filial, direct, left-handed, incorrect, base, love child, wicked, contraband, outlaw, natural, illogical, fatherless, no-go, misbegotten, by-blow, spurious, whoreson, bastardly, unsound, baseborn, wrong, twisted, adulterine, illegitimate child, outlawed, illegitimacy, irregular.
Usage examples for illegitimate
I cannot yield, therefore, as a German prince, that Austria increase her power in an illegitimate manner, but I will cast my good sword in the scales, that the balance is heavier on the side upon which depends the existence of Germany, that she may not be tossed in the air by Austria's weight. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach