Example sentences for: illegitimacy

How can you use “illegitimacy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The metaphor undermines the Losing Ground Murray, the guy who writes that "[u]ntil the government began masking the social costs created by large numbers of fatherless children, civilized communities everywhere stigmatized illegitimacy."

  • To be sure, illegitimacy is not a perfect proxy for indiscriminate promiscuity--although other indicators (venereal-disease incidence, divorce rates, etc.) track well with it.

  • Instead, he pledges "to usher in the responsibility era," in which we will "confront illegitimacy," instill "discipline and love" in juvenile justice, and accept that "we're responsible for our neighbors and helping in our communities."

  • Dimly aware of this problem, Murray brings in a more sweeping illegitimacy thesis--government is unjustified--to trump all the others.

  • Their ventures into social topics focus on alcohol, drugs, domestic violence, adultery, divorce, illegitimacy, crime, and urban decay.


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