(Il*laud"a*ble) a. [L. illaudabilis. See In- not, and Laudable.] Not laudable; not praise-
worthy; worthy of censure or disapprobation. Milton.
Il*laud"a*bly, adv. [Obs.] Broome.
(Ill`-bod"ing) a. Boding evil; inauspicious; ill-omened. "Ill-boding stars." Shak.
(Ill"-bred`) a. Badly educated or brought up; impolite; incivil; rude. See Note under Ill, adv.
(Il*lec`e*bra"tion) n. [See Illecebrous.] Allurement. [R.] T. Brown.
(Il*lec"e*brous) a. [L. illecebrosus, fr. illecebra allurement, fr. illicere to allure.] Alluring; attractive; enticing.
[Obs.] Sir T. Elyot.
(Il*le"gal) a. [Pref. il- not + legal: cf. F. illégal.] Not according to, or authorized by, law; specif.,
contrary to, or in violation of, human law; unlawful; illicit; hence, immoral; as, an illegal act; illegal trade;
illegal love. Bp. Burnet.
(Il`le*gal"i*ty) n.; pl. Illegalities [Cf. F. illégalité.] The quality or condition of being illegal; unlawfulness; as,
the illegality of trespass or of false imprisonment; also, an illegal act.
(Il*le"gal*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Illegalized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Illegalizing ] To make or declare
illegal or unlawful.
(Il*le"gal*ly), adv. In a illegal manner; unlawfully.
(Il*le"gal*ness), n. Illegality, unlawfulness.
(Il*leg`i*bil"i*ty) n. The state or quality of being illegible.
(Il*leg"i*ble) a. Incapable of being read; not legible; as, illegible handwriting; an illegible inscription.
Il*leg"i*ble*ness, n. Il*leg"i*bly, adv.
(Il`le*git"i*ma*cy) n. The state of being illegitimate. Blackstone.
1. Not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper.
2. Unlawfully begotten; born out of wedlock; bastard; as, an illegitimate child.
3. Not legitimately deduced or inferred; illogical; as, an illegitimate inference.
4. Not authorized by good usage; not genuine; spurious; as, an illegitimate word.
Illegitimate fertilization, or Illegitimate union (Bot.), the fertilization of pistils by stamens not of their
own length, in heterogonously dimorphic and trimorphic flowers. Darwin.
(Il`le*git"i*mate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Illegitimated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Illegitimating.] To render
illegitimate; to declare or prove to be born out of wedlock; to bastardize; to illegitimatize.
The marriage should only be dissolved for the future, without illegitimating the issue.Bp. Burnet.
(Il`le*git"i*mate*ly) adv. In a illegitimate manner; unlawfully.