lawlessness

Definitions of lawlessness
  1. noun
    illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law
    synonyms: outlawry
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    type of:
    illegality
    unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute
  2. noun
    a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
    synonyms: anarchy
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    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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