Origin of unlawful
Related formsun·law·ful·ly, adverbun·law·ful·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for unlawfully
And what do you allege that Mr. Davis did unlawfully in this one?
With the help of the police and the judiciary, dissidents are unlawfully clapped into jails on trumped-up charges.General Basbug’s Arrest Underscores Growing Civilian Power in Turkey|Owen Matthews|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I stole noiselessly away, feeling shocked and unhappy, lest I had unlawfully witnessed a soul pleading with God.All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
The central idea of withdrawing makes abstract in common speech a euphemism for appropriate (unlawfully), purloin, steal.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
You stand convicted of the offence of unlawfully tampering with the conscience of a prisoner of State!Temporal Power|Marie Corelli
And there the King saw written, "An unlawfully married man."
Then, too, they had to proceed against Noddy Nixon, who had unlawfully taken their motorship.The Motor Boys After a Fortune|Clarence Young