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 for illegitimacy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Illegitimacy \Il`le*git"i*ma*cy\, n.
     The state of being illegitimate. --Blackstone.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  illegitimacy
      n 1: the status of being born to parents who were not married
           [syn: bastardy, illegitimacy, bar sinister]
      2: unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in
         accordance with law [ant: legitimacy]

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