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1. transgression

noun. ['trænzˈgrɛʃən'] the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle.

Synonyms

  • sin
  • terrorisation
  • evil
  • terrorization
  • wrongdoing
  • turpitude
  • misconduct
  • criminal offense
  • inside job
  • offense
  • immorality
  • depravity
  • crime
  • law-breaking
  • villainy
  • vice
  • actus reus
  • criminal offence
  • offence
  • iniquity
  • wrongful conduct
  • sinning
  • wickedness
  • abomination

Antonyms

  • original sin
  • actual sin
  • righteousness
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • transgressus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Transgression

  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession

Sentences with transgression


1. Noun, singular or mass
The best way to make things right is to try to do something related to the transgression.

Quotes about transgression


1. There are Tantrics who deliberately seek to do more active forms of renunciation, so transgression of social norms and breaking of taboo, and breaking of social taboos especially, is a form of renunciation.
- Zeena Schreck

2. transgression

noun. ['trænzˈgrɛʃən'] the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit.

Antonyms

  • mortal sin

Etymology

  • transgressus (Latin)

3. transgression

noun. ['trænzˈgrɛʃən'] the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.

Antonyms

  • right

Etymology

  • transgressus (Latin)
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