Synonyms for transgression

Grammar : Noun
Spell : trans-gresh-uh n, tranz-
Phonetic Transcription : trænsˈgrɛʃ ən, trænz-

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Définition of transgression

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French transgression (12c.), from Late Latin transgressionem (nominative transgressio) "a transgression of the law," in classical Latin, "a going over," from transgressus, past participle of transgredi "go beyond," from trans- "across" (see trans-) + gradi (past participle gressus) "to walk, go" (see grade).
  • noun violation, misbehavior
Example sentences :
  • Unbelief was also a probable concomitant in this transgression.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • Your transgression will be forgiven you since you have confessed and testify your horror for it.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • I will show them wherein they have erred, and that transgression stands in the way to life.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
  • His transgression had destroyed his faith, and then dogma had tottered.
  • Extract from : « Abbe Mouret's Transgression » by Emile Zola
  • Marianne, recognizing how serious was the transgression, wished to scold him.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • Whereby he expected at any rate to minimise the transgression of orders.
  • Extract from : « The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians » by Xenophon
  • Disobedience Godward and transgression manward can give no excuse.
  • Extract from : « The Wedding Ring » by T. De Witt Talmage
  • She was the first in the transgression therefore keep her in subjection.
  • Extract from : « The Necessity of Atheism » by Dr. D.M. Brooks
  • Do not, I pray you, blame yourself so cruelly for my transgression, if it indeed be one.
  • Extract from : « Ernest Linwood » by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • Food and drink and the poor rags that Adam's transgression enforces on us.
  • Extract from : « The God of Love » by Justin Huntly McCarthy

Antonyms for transgression

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