lawlessness

Definitions of lawlessness
1

n illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law

Synonyms:
outlawry
Type of:
illegality
unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute

n a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)

Synonyms:
anarchy
Types:
nihilism
complete denial of all established authority and institutions
Type of:
disorder
a disturbance of the peace or of public order

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