Definitions for transgressiontrænsˈgrɛʃ ən, trænz-

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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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transgression in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transgression in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mangabeira Unger:

    Not even her worst adversaries have accused her of any moral transgression.

  2. Tanielle Naus:

    A kiss, is the physical transgression of the mental connection which has already taken place.

  3. The Talmud:

    He who carries out one good deed acquires one advocate in his own behalf, and he who commits one transgression acquires one accuser against himself. Repentance and good works are like a shield against calamity.

  4. Lara Brown:

    The question is not whether he has taken donations from wealthy individuals, but instead whether he has received support from the very people he has attacked as being at the core of the corrupt campaign finance that funds Washington, hence, as with most scandals, the transgression is judged most harshly when it involves hypocrisy.

  5. Tianjin Port No. 5:

    This matter was caused completely by the illegal operations of the agent and a related downstream trader and the port company did not itself sign...or participate in any unauthorised cargo release, hence, the port company was not involved in any transgression. Furthermore, to protect its legal rights, the port company has already initiated legal proceedings.

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