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1. violation

noun. ['vaɪəˈleɪʃən'] a crime less serious than a felony.

Synonyms

  • perjury
  • false pretence
  • infraction
  • disturbance of the peace
  • criminal offense
  • public nudity
  • sedition
  • offense
  • false pretense
  • infringement
  • breach of the peace
  • misdemeanor
  • bearing false witness
  • crime
  • law-breaking
  • disorderly behavior
  • disorderly conduct
  • criminal offence
  • offence
  • indecent exposure
  • misdemeanour

Antonyms

  • free
  • fragrant
  • inoffensive
  • clean

Etymology

  • violation (French)
  • violatio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Violation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with violation


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is a direct violation of the National Electrical Code and both a safety and fire hazard.

Quotes about violation


1. People cited violation of the First Amendment when a New Jersey schoolteacher asserted that evolution and the Big Bang are not scientific and that Noah's ark carried dinosaurs. This case is not about the need to separate church and state; it's about the need to separate ignorant, scientifically illiterate people from the ranks of teachers.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

2. By Hays' reasoning, penetrating a rectum with a penis is a violation of how God meant humans to function. However, penetrating a human body with a sword, a common way to kill people in biblical times, is acceptable. Apparently human bodies were designed to be penetrated by metal implements, but not by flesh.
- Hector Avalos

3. Hope in the beginning feels like such a violation of the loss, and yet without it we couldn't survive.
- Gail Caldwell, Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship

2. violation

noun. ['vaɪəˈleɪʃən'] entry to another's property without right or permission.

Synonyms

  • trespass
  • wrongful conduct
  • encroachment
  • wrongdoing
  • inroad
  • intrusion
  • misconduct
  • actus reus

Antonyms

  • defence
  • praise
  • keep
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • violation (French)
  • violatio (Latin)

3. violation

noun. ['vaɪəˈleɪʃən'] an act that disregards an agreement or a right.

Synonyms

  • patent infringement
  • wrongful conduct
  • infringement
  • wrongdoing
  • foul
  • copyright infringement
  • misconduct
  • actus reus

Antonyms

  • honor
  • fair
  • fair ball
  • untangled

Etymology

  • violation (French)
  • violatio (Latin)

4. violation

noun. ['vaɪəˈleɪʃən'] a disrespectful act.

Synonyms

  • evil
  • profanation
  • blasphemy
  • immorality
  • sacrilege
  • wickedness
  • desecration
  • irreverence

Antonyms

  • good
  • behave
  • refrain
  • unclog

Etymology

  • violation (French)
  • violatio (Latin)

5. violation

noun. ['vaɪəˈleɪʃən'] the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will.

Synonyms

  • rape
  • carnal abuse
  • ravishment
  • sexual abuse
  • assault
  • sex crime
  • statutory rape
  • sex offense
  • date rape

Antonyms

  • stay
  • moral
  • right
  • righteous

Etymology

  • violation (French)
  • violatio (Latin)
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