Lawfulness vs Unlawfulness - What's the difference?

lawfulness | unlawfulness |


As nouns the difference between lawfulness and unlawfulness

is that lawfulness is property of being lawful, of obeying the law while unlawfulness is (uncountable) the state of being unlawful.

lawfulness

English

Noun

(-)
  • Property of being lawful, of obeying the law.
  • His extreme lawfulness made him righteous, but did it make him merciful?

    unlawfulness

    English

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The state of being unlawful.
  • (countable) An unlawful act.
  • Synonyms

    * illegality * illegitimacy * illicitness