Origin of lawless
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His slaying sums up the lawlessness now gripping the region and the impunity with which separatists can act.
MK Cohen: the Minister of Defense is responsible for putting a stop to lawlessness.Violent Hebron Outpost Expands At 'Phenomenal' Rate|Orly Halpern|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The kidnapping was a disturbing sign of the lawlessness in Libya that Zidan and his government have been unable to curb.Libyan P.M. Kidnapped in Retaliation for U.S. Raid|Jamie Dettmer|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It would have been an ordeal for them to buy illegal weapons simply because, like Lanza, they were not immersed in lawlessness.
I deplore the lawlessness that seems to be sweeping the West Bank with price-tags and land-grabs galore.
Lawlessness prevailed on these fair, sunlit plains; lawlessness of man, lawlessness of Nature.The Law-Breakers|Ridgwell Cullum
Lawlessness did not disappear entirely, of course, and perhaps it never will, but it skulked in the back streets.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh
Not any particular lawfulness or lawlessness, but the lawful or the lawless is universal.The Will to Doubt|Alfred H. Lloyd
They had no desire now for rioting and lawlessness--for deeds of blood and violence.The Bishop's Shadow|I. T. Thurston
Old families uprooted, old ties severed; the people, with no other instinct than lawlessness, hesitating which side to take.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever