- v. Simple past tense and past participle of legitimate.
“My son has three illegitimate children, two boys and a girl; but only one of them is legitimated, that is, his son by Mademoiselle de Seri, a lady of noble family, and who was my Maid of Honour.”
“Political philosophers from Plato to Hobbes saw society organized primarily through what might be called legitimated threat.”
“The distinctions of idea referred to are such as these; which any one will see to be legitimated Conceptions legitimated. in the exposition now traced — legitimated, that is, as conceptions, though not established as existing facts.”
“We're not sure about that, since Xinhua says the committee was founded in December: we guess "legitimated" would be a better way of putting it.”
“Nonmarital, nonprocreative, purely recreational sex—the only kind homosexuals could practice—was legitimated for the first time in American culture.”
“Instead of decrying violence, Senator Cornyn legitimated it and used it to attack judicial activism.”
“Moreover, UN Security Council Resolution 1975 legitimated the UN's military actions.”
“But my deepest anger is reserved for that segment of the political sphere that has legitimated incendiary language in our political process.”
“Occupy has legitimated active political engagement on critical issues by ordinary citizens -- especially young people.”
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