Example sentences for: illegitimate

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

  • Jackie Collins: "[Clinton would] confess that Monica Lewinsky is his illegitimate daughter," thereby explaining their close relationship and the need for secrecy.

  • I am myself conventionally "pro-choice," but I would think it a dubious procedure to make that the criterion of when it was illegitimate to invoke the Holocaust, reserving the mantle of legitimacy for causes--like humanitarian intervention, or the promotion of brotherhood and tolerance--of which I approve.

  • The WP says that although failing to get a simple majority has no constitutional relevance, such an outcome could become a "potent political weapon" with which President Clinton and his allies could depict the impeachment as an illegitimate abuse of power.

  • While gene transfer into the mitochondrial genomes has been inferred [ 36 37 38 39 ] , mitochondrial genomes are expected to have undergone many fewer legitimate and illegitimate recombination events than free-living prokaryotes.

  • In other variants, she is a woman of the streets, who doesn’t want her illegitimate children, so she throws them into the river.


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