illegitimacy

(redirected from Bastard child)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for illegitimacy

Synonyms for illegitimacy

the state or quality of being illegal

the condition of being of illegitimate birth

Synonyms

Synonyms for illegitimacy

the status of being born to parents who were not married

unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law

Related Words

Antonyms

References in periodicals archive ?
Second, measures to deal with the infant, highlighted by Edwards's decision to have young Lucius begin to kill the bastard child in his lap, indicate the anxiety that his lingering and ultimately unresolved presence in the play produces.
Failed operations provide yet another reason to hide the father of the bastard child.
There is a bastard child looking for someone brave and caring enough to tell him the truth about his past.
Perhaps the most significant fault cited by the authors is the management consultant's "propensity to present fads as solutions," whether management by objective, quality circles, just-in-time, cultural transformation, re-engineering or "its bastard child, downsizing.
in 1758, when a poor Irish woman, Mary Madden, gave birth to her "mulatto bastard child.
hypecasting calls it like it is -- the bastard child whose parents don't love it and gal pals won't return calls.
Resistance training is the bastard child of physical activity," Joseph T.
Another new track, "Legendary Child," which sounded like the bastard child of "Sweet Emotion" and "Walk This Way," seemed to want to cash in on Aerosmith's former glories.
And the unloved bastard child that is the Championship certainly doesn't bear the Guinness branding, or any other for that matter.
shiver to the chill of its deep-frozen bastard child, Dancing On Ice.
We've all heard Checkin' It Out and the UK tour that kicks off in December will give us the chance to see the Rock School rebel - described as the bastard child of Kim Wilde and The Undertones.
Fast-forward almost two decades into the George Jr years, and we find the bastard child of crossover metal Municipal Waste.
In "The Store on Madison Avenue," the bastard child of actor Robert De Niro is secretly raised by a crew of Polish airport workers, who name him Pavel.
Born in an era of great social divide as Catherine McMullen, Kitty, she starts this story as a rebellious and restless 17-year-old bearing the stigma of being a bastard child.
The saxophone may well be ``the bastard child of a shotgun marriage between brass and woodwinds,'' but does anybody really talk like that?