Examples of transgression in a Sentence
acts that are transgressions against the laws of civilized societies everywhere
a dying woman asking for divine forgiveness for a lifetime of transgressions
Recent Examples of transgression from the Web
Wadella's experience is one of many brought to light in the era of the #MeToo movement, a national reckoning that has exposed transgressions by powerful people and brought down media personalities, Hollywood giants and government officials.
If Brown makes good on that promise, many publishers won’t have a problem forgiving Facebook for previous transgressions.
Like Ozzy, Alice is an icon of cartoon transgression and taboo-violating.
Punishment for these and other transgressions has been mild.
Still, officials like Mr. Tielebörger, the mayor, say that every transgression by a migrant gets disproportionate attention, leading to the opposite impression.
Why not simplify this and publish a blacklist of writers whose work, based on previous ideological transgressions, cannot and should not be published?
My parents sent me to an evangelical school where we were taught that being nice is better than being honest, and being gay was a transgression against God.
Sneed’s transgressions were documented, but Cuban retained him with some provisions.
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First Known Use of transgression
TRANSGRESSION Defined for Kids
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