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lawlessness

Noun

1 a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government) [syn: anarchy]
2 illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law [syn: outlawry]

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Noun

lawlessness
  1. a lack of law and order; anarchy
  2. defiance of the law; outlawry

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