priv·i·leged adj: not subject to the usual rules or penalties because of some special circumstance; esp: not subject to disclosure esp. in an adjudicative proceeding
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
allowed, authorized, chartered, empowered, entitled, excepted, excluded, excused, exempt, exempted, favored, franchised, free of, immune, immunis, immunized, licensed, not accountable, not subject, permitted, sanctioned, specially provided for, unrestrained
associated concepts: privileged communications, privileged information, privileged matter
entitled, exempt, free (not restricted), immune, preferential, rightful, unalienable
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006