lawfulness


lawfulness
Synonyms and related words:
actionability, admissibility, admissibleness, allowableness, applicability, constitutional validity, constitutionalism, constitutionality, defensibility, drumhead justice, due process, dueness, equitableness, equity, evenhandedness, give-and-take, jurisdiction, justice, justiciability, justifiability, justifiableness, justification, justness, legal form, legal process, legalism, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, licitness, measure for measure, meetness, nemesis, permissibility, permissibleness, poetic justice, properness, propriety, retributive justice, right, rightfulness, rightness, rude justice, sanctionableness, scales of justice, scope, summary justice, validity, warrantability, warrantableness, warrantedness, what is right

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  • lawfulness — index legality, legitimacy, validity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • lawfulness — noun Property of being lawful, of obeying the law. His extreme lawfulness made him righteous, but did it make him merciful? …   Wiktionary

  • lawfulness — lawful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ conforming to, permitted by, or recognized by law or rules. DERIVATIVES lawfully adverb lawfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Lawfulness — Lawful Law ful, a. 1. Conformable to law; allowed by law; legitimate; competent. [1913 Webster] 2. Constituted or authorized by law; rightful; as, the lawful owner of lands. [1913 Webster] {Lawful age}, the age when the law recognizes one s right …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lawfulness — noun see lawful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lawfulness — See lawfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • lawfulness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. authenticity, validity, legitimacy; see legality . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being within the law: legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, licitness. See LAW …   English dictionary for students

  • lawfulness — sb. == sense of justice. O. and N. 1739 …   Oldest English Words

  • lawfulness — law·ful·ness || lɔːfÊŠlnɪs n. quality of being lawful, legality, state of being permitted by law …   English contemporary dictionary