Synonyms and Antonyms of transgression
1 a breaking of a moral or legal code <acts that are transgressions against the laws of civilized societies everywhere> Synonyms breach, crime, debt, error, lawbreaking, malefaction, misdeed, misdoing, sin, offense, trespass, violation, wrongdoingRelated Words bias crime, hate crime; felony, misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance; fault, foible, peccadillo; break, infringement; immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, sinfulness, vice, wickedness; corruption, debauchery, depravity, licentiousness; abuse, criminality, illegality, lawlessness, unlawfulness; descent, downfall, fallNear Antonyms blamelessness, faultlessness, guiltlessness, impeccability, innocence, irreproachability; goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue, virtuousnessAntonyms noncrime
2 a failure to uphold the requirements of law, duty, or obligation <a dying woman asking for divine forgiveness for a lifetime of transgressions> Synonyms contravention, infraction, infringement, breach, trespass, violationRelated Words misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misprision, offense (or offence), sin, wrong; disregard, forgetting, ignoring, nonobservance, overlooking; delinquency, dereliction, neglect; encroachment, intrusion, invasionNear Antonyms respecting, upholdingAntonyms noninfringement, nonviolation, observance
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