Definition of lawlessly in US English:



  • See lawless

    • ‘Suddenly allowing religions to act lawlessly does not seem like such a good idea.’
    • ‘But if people in general are skeptical about these things, they may end up behaving lawlessly and immorally.’
    • ‘Congress should expand its investigation of the Justice Department, monitoring how it is defining torture in various cases, and checking to make sure that it is not doing so lawlessly.’
    • ‘In a way, it is a sort of Western, the story of Americans advancing into an empty desert, living lawlessly, excessively, violently, and being punished for their transgressions.’