Definitions for transgressiontrænsˈgrɛʃ ən, trænz-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trans•gres•siontrænsˈgrɛʃ ən, trænz-(n.)

  1. an act of transgressing; violation of a law, command, etc.; sin.

Origin of transgression:

1400–50; late ME < L trānsgressiō the act of going across, der. of trānsgred(ī) (see transgress )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. transgression, evildoing(noun)

    the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

    "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"

  2. transgression(noun)

    the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

  3. transgression(noun)

    the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit

Wiktionary

  1. transgression(Noun)

    A violation of a law, command or duty

  2. transgression(Noun)

    An act that goes beyond generally accepted boundaries

  3. transgression(Noun)

    A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

  4. Origin: transgressus, from trans + gressus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transgression(noun)

    the act of transgressing, or of passing over or beyond any law, civil or moral; the violation of a law or known principle of rectitude; breach of command; fault; offense; crime; sin


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