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.

(Il`le*git`i*ma"tion) n.

(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.

(Il`le*git"i*mate) a.

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.

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