What is the opposite of legal?

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Adjective
Opposite of conforming to, permitted by, or recognized by law or rules
Adjective
Opposite of performed according to the rules
Adjective
Opposite of acceptable or appropriate
Adjective
Opposite of given official approval after meeting certain standards
Adjective
Opposite of real and exactly what it appears to be
“We were surprised at the amount of fake merchandise available for sale.”
Adjective
Opposite of free from blame, guilt or censure
Adjective
Opposite of legally binding due to having been executed in compliance with the law
“He's been detained in Japan since mid-July, when he was nabbed for traveling with an invalid passport.”
Adjective
Opposite of judicial, legal
Adjective
Opposite of being able to be driven, or suitable for driving, on the open road
Adjective
Opposite of treating people equally without favoritism or discrimination
“If there was even a hint that the judge might be biased, I'd certainly be unhappy about it.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by conventional forms of ceremony and behavior
“Fitzgerald uses characterization and setting to capture Beatrice's and Stephen's unconventional relationship.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to a government
Adjective
(de facto) Opposite of according to rightful entitlement or claim
Adverb
(de facto) Opposite of according to rightful entitlement or claim
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