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Historical ContextPlay
Use 'lawless' to describe historical times or places with notorious lack of law enforcement. SlidePirates created lawless zones on the untamed seas.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
'Lawless' can metaphorically describe situations or areas feeling chaotic or uncontrolled. SlideAfter the blackout, the city seemed like a lawless jungle.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
'Lawless' often implies something negative, suggesting danger or disorder. SlideThe lawless streets made the residents fearful for their safety.