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
On performance alone, that's a Hall of Famer, but his drug transgressions make voting for him anything but automatic.
In a year pockmarked with the puddles of men melted by their own transgressions, Bruce Springsteen offered a deeply personal dissection and explication of the joys and obligations of American manhood.
There are some folks who deserve an extra plate of cookies this holiday season, and others for whom coal doesn’t quite do their transgressions justice.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who campaigned for Moore’s primary opponent, said that Moore would not be welcome in the Senate, and suggested that he could be ousted for ethical transgressions if voters elected him.
Other notable chefs and restaurateurs to have their history of transgressions laid bare recently include John Besh, Mario Batali and Ken Friedman.
But while Trump, or anyone, is justified in complaining about unmerited criticism from a member of the media, Trump significantly exaggerated Weigel’s transgression.
People saw how quickly NBC News acted, at a great cost to the network, and insiders seem to be taking leadership at its word that the transgressions leading to Lauer’s defenestration were previously unknown at the highest levels of the organization.
In other words, he was punished for his transgressions, while the Republicans never have been.
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First Known Use of transgression
Synonymsbreach, crime, debt, error, lawbreaking, malefaction, misdeed, misdoing, sin, offense, trespass, violation, wrongdoing
Related Wordsbias 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, fall
Near Antonymsblamelessness, faultlessness, guiltlessness, impeccability, innocence, irreproachability; goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue, virtuousness
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