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misbegotten (adj.)

"bastard, illegitimate, unlawfully or irregularly begotten," 1550s, past-participle adjective from obsolete misbeget "beget wrongly or unlawfully" (c. 1300), from mis- (1) "badly, wrongly" + beget. "Used as a general epithet of opprobrium" [Century Dictionary].

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Definitions of misbegotten from WordNet

misbegotten (adj.)
born out of wedlock; "the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman;
Synonyms: bastardly / misbegot / spurious
From wordnet.princeton.edu