Definition of lawless adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    lawless

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈlɔləs//
     
     
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  1. 1 (of a country or an area) where laws do not exist or are not obeyed lawless streets the lawless days of the Wild West
  2. 2(of people or their actions) without respect for the law synonym wild lawless gangs
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noun [uncountable] The climate here is one of violence and lawlessness.
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