Legality vs Liability - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between legality and liability

is that legality is lawfulness while liability is the condition of being liable.

legality

English

Noun

  • Lawfulness.
  • Antonyms

    * illegality

    liability

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia liability) (liabilities)
  • the condition of being liable.
  • an obligation, debt or responsibility owed to someone.
  • * 1901 , , (w, The Monkey's Paw)
  • "I was to say that Maw and Meggins disclaim all responsibility," continued the other. "They admit no liability at all, but in consideration of your son's services they wish to present you with a certain sum as compensation."
  • a handicap that holds one back.
  • the likelihood of something happening.
  • Antonyms

    * asset

    Derived terms

    * enterprise liability * secondary liability * vicarious liability