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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lawless  \Law"less\,  a. 
  1.  Contrary  to  or  unauthorized  by  law;  illegal;  as  a 
  lawless  claim. 
  He  needs  no  indirect  nor  lawless  course.  --Shak. 
  2.  Not  subject  to  or  restrained  by  the  law  of  morality  or 
  of  society;  as  lawless  men  or  behavior. 
  3.  Not  subject  to  the  laws  of  nature;  uncontrolled. 
  Or  meteorlike  flame  lawless  through  the  void. 
  --  {Law"less*ly},  adv  --  {Law"less*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  state  of  lawlessness  and  disorder  (usually  resulting  from 
  a  failure  of  government)  [syn:  {anarchy}] 
  2:  illegality  as  a  consequence  of  unlawful  acts  [syn:  {outlawry}] 

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