Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Ill-boding adjective Boding evil; inauspicious; ill-omened. " Ill-boding stars." Shak.

Ill-bred adjective Badly educated or brought up; impolite; incivil; rude. See Note under Ill , adverb

Ill-favored adjective Wanting beauty or attractiveness; deformed; ugly; ill-looking.

Ill-favored and lean-fleshed.
Gen. xli. 3.

-- Ill`-fa"vored*ly , adverb -- Ill`- fa"vored*ness , noun

Ill-judged adjective Not well judged; unwise.

Ill-lived adjective Leading a wicked life. [ Obsolete]

Ill-looking adjective Having a bad look; threatening; ugly. See Note under Ill , adverb

Illation noun [ Latin illatio , from illatus , used as past participle of inferre to carry or bring in, but from a different root: confer French illation . See 1st In- , and Tolerate , and confer Infer .] The act or process of inferring from premises or reasons; perception of the connection between ideas; that which is inferred; inference; deduction; conclusion.

Fraudulent deductions or inconsequent illations from a false conception of things.
Sir T. Browne.

Illative adjective [ Latin illativus : confer French illatif .] Relating to, dependent on, or denoting, illation; inferential; conclusive; as, an illative consequence or proposition; an illative word, as then , therefore , etc.

Illative conversion (Logic) , a converse or reverse statement of a proposition which in that form must be true because the original proposition is true. -- Illative sense (Metaph.) , the faculty of the mind by which it apprehends the conditions and determines upon the correctness of inferences.

Illative noun An illative particle, as for , because .

Illatively adverb By inference; as an illative; in an illative manner.

Illaudable adjective [ Latin illaudabilis . See In- not, and Laudable .] Not laudable; not praise-worthy; worthy of censure or disapprobation. Milton.

-- Il*laud"a*bly , adverb [ Obsolete] Broome.

Illecebration noun [ See Illecebrous .] Allurement. [ R.] T. Brown.

Illecebrous adjective [ Latin illecebrosus , from illecebra allurement, from illicere to allure.] Alluring; attractive; enticing. [ Obsolete] Sir T. Elyot.

Illegal adjective [ Prefix il- not + legal : confer French illégal .] Not according to, or authorized by, law; specif., contrary to, or in violation of, human law; unlawful; illicit; hence, immoral; as, an illegal act; illegal trade; illegal love. Bp. Burnet.

Illegality noun ; plural Illegalities . [ Confer French illégalité .] The quality or condition of being illegal; unlawfulness; as, the illegality of trespass or of false imprisonment; also, an illegal act.

Illegalize transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Illegalized ; present participle & verbal noun Illegalizing .] To make or declare illegal or unlawful.

Illegally adverb In a illegal manner; unlawfully.

Illegalness noun Illegality, unlawfulness.

Illegibility noun The state or quality of being illegible.

Illegible adjective Incapable of being read; not legible; as, illegible handwriting; an illegible inscription. -- Il*leg"i*ble*ness , noun -- Il*leg"i*bly , adverb

Illegitimacy noun The state of being illegitimate. Blackstone.

Illegitimate adjective
1. Not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper.

2. Unlawfully begotten; born out of wedlock; bastard; as, an illegitimate child.

3. Not legitimately deduced or inferred; illogical; as, an illegitimate inference.

4. Not authorized by good usage; not genuine; spurious; as, an illegitimate word.

Illegitimate fertilization , or Illegitimate union (Botany) , the fertilization of pistils by stamens not of their own length, in heterogonously dimorphic and trimorphic flowers. Darwin.

Illegitimate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Illegitimated ; present participle & verbal noun Illegitimating .] To render illegitimate; to declare or prove to be born out of wedlock; to bastardize; to illegitimatize.

The marriage should only be dissolved for the future, without illegitimating the issue.
Bp. Burnet.

Illegitimately adverb In a illegitimate manner; unlawfully.

Illegitimation noun
1. The act of illegitimating; bastardizing.

2. The state of being illegitimate; illegitimacy. [ Obsolete]

Gardiner had performed his promise to the queen of getting her illegitimation taken off.
Bp. Burnet.

Illegitimatize transitive verb To render illegitimate; to bastardize.

Illesive adjective [ Prefix il- not + Latin laedere , laesum , to injure.] Not injurious; harmless. [ R.]

Illeviable adjective Not leviable; incapable of being imposed, or collected. [ R.] Sir M. Hale.

Illiberal adjective [ Latin illiberalis ; prefix il- not + liberalis liberal: confer French illibéral .]
1. Not liberal; not free or generous; close; niggardly; mean; sordid. "A thrifty and illiberal hand." Mason.

2. Indicating a lack of breeding, culture, and the like; ignoble; rude; narrow-minded; disingenuous.

3. Not well authorized or elegant; as, illiberal words in Latin. [ R.] Chesterfield.

Illiberalism noun Illiberality. [ R.]

Illiberality noun [ Latin illiberalitas : confer French illibéralité .] The state or quality of being illiberal; narrowness of mind; meanness; niggardliness. Bacon.

Illiberalize transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Illiberalized ; present participle & verbal noun Illiberalizing .] To make illiberal.

Illiberally adverb In a illiberal manner, ungenerously; uncharitably; parsimoniously.

Illiberalness noun The state of being illiberal; illiberality.

Illicit adjective [ Latin illicitus ; prefix il- not + licitus , past participle of licere to be allowed or permitted: confer French illicite . See In- not, and License .] Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as, illicit trade; illicit intercourse; illicit pleasure.

One illicit . . . transaction always leads to another.

-- Il*lic"it*ly , adverb -- Il*lic"it*ness , noun

Illicitous adjective Illicit. [ R.] Cotgrave.

Illicium noun [ So called, in allusion to its aroma, from Latin illicium an allurement.] (Botany) A genus of Asiatic and American magnoliaceous trees, having star-shaped fruit; star anise. The fruit of Illicium anisatum is used as a spice in India, and its oil is largely used in Europe for flavoring cordials, being almost identical with true oil of anise.

Illighten transitive verb To enlighten. [ Obsolete]

Illimitable adjective [ Prefix il- not + limitable : confer French illimitable .] Incapable of being limited or bounded; immeasurable; limitless; boundless; as, illimitable space.

The wild, the irregular, the illimitable , and the luxuriant, have their appropriate force of beauty.
De Quincey.

Syn. -- Boundless; limitless; unlimited; unbounded; immeasurable; infinite; immense; vast.

-- Il*lim"it*a*ble*ness , noun -- Il*lim"it*a*bly , adverb

Illimitation noun [ Prefix il- not + limitation : confer French illimitation .] State of being illimitable; want of, or freedom from, limitation. Bp. Hall.

Illimited adjective Not limited; interminable. Bp. Hall. -- Il*lim"it*ed*ness , noun

The absoluteness and illimitedness of his commission was generally much spoken of.

Illinition noun [ Latin illinire , illinere , to besmear; prefix il- in, on + linire , linere , to smear.]
1. A smearing or rubbing in or on; also, that which is smeared or rubbed on, as ointment or liniment.

2. A thin crust of some extraneous substance formed on minerals. [ R.]

A thin crust or illinition of black manganese.

Illinois noun sing. & plural (Ethnol.) A tribe of North American Indians, which formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers.

Illiquation noun [ Prefix il- in + Latin liquare to melt.] The melting or dissolving of one thing into another.

Illish adjective Somewhat ill. [ Obsolete] Howell.

Illision noun [ Latin illisio , from illidere , illisum , to strike against; prefix il- in + laedere to strike.] The act of dashing or striking against. Sir T. Browne.

Illiteracy noun ; plural Illiteracies . [ From Illiterate .]
1. The state of being illiterate, or uneducated; want of learning, or knowledge; ignorance; specifically, inability to read and write; as, the illiteracy shown by the last census.

2. An instance of ignorance; a literary blunder.

The many blunders and illiteracies of the first publishers of his [ Shakespeare's] works.

Illiteral adjective Not literal. [ R.] B. Dawson.

Illiterate adjective [ Latin illiteratus : prefix il- not + literatus learned. See In- not, and Literal .] Ignorant of letters or books; unlettered; uninstructed; uneducated; as, an illiterate man, or people.

Syn. -- Ignorant; untaught; unlearned; unlettered; unscholary. See Ignorant .

-- Il*lit"er*ate*ly , adverb -- Il*lit"er*ate*ness , noun

Illiterature noun Want of learning; illiteracy. [ R.] Ayliffe. Southey.