HyperDic: transgression

English > 3 senses of the word transgression:
NOUNacttransgression, evildoingthe act of transgressing
phenomenontransgressionthe spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata
acttransgressionthe action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit
transgression > pronunciation
Soundstraenzgreh'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > transgression: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle.
Example"the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"
Synonymevildoing
NarrowerabominationAn action that is vicious or vile
crimeAn evil act not necessarily punishable by law
depravity, turpitudeA corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquitymorally objectionable behavior
inside jobSome transgression committed with the assistance of someone trusted by the victim
offense, offenceA transgression that constitutes a violation of what is judged to be right
sin, sinningAn act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
terrorization, terrorisationAn act of terrorism
viceA specific form of evildoing
villainyA criminal or vicious act
Broaderwrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reusActivity that transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishtransgresión, trasgresión
Catalantransgressió
Verbstransgressact in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
transgresscommit a sin
English > transgression: 3 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningThe spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.
Broadergeological phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
Verbstransgressspread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline
English > transgression: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit.
BroaderactionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
Verbstransgresspass beyond (limits or boundaries)

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