revolt, lawbreaking, irresponsibility, disturbance, mutiny, insurrection, anarchy, sedition, outlawry, misrule, order, peace, rebellion, riot, revolution, insubordination, terrorism.
disorder (part of speech: noun)
illegality (part of speech: noun)
In the great Bonesteel Opening a few years earlier, gambling and lawlessness
had run riot.
- "Land of the Burnt Thigh", Edith Eudora Kohl.
Vaughan thought that if he were once on the spot, if he saw with his own eyes the lawlessness
of the mob, he might act.
- "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.
In the end the place fell, in the war between order and lawlessness
and, as the pessimists love to assert, a woman, as usual, was the cause of it.
- "Down the Mother Lode", Vivia Hemphill.