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transgression

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of transgression

  1. 1 a breaking of a moral or legal code acts that are transgressions against the laws of civilized societies everywhere Synonyms of transgression breach, crime, debt, error, lawbreaking, malefaction, misdeed, misdoing, sin, offense, trespass, violation, wrongdoingWords Related to transgression 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 of transgression blamelessness, faultlessness, guiltlessness, impeccability, innocence, irreproachability; goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue, virtuousnessAntonyms of transgression noncrime

  2. 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 of transgression contravention, infraction, infringement, breach, trespass, violationWords Related to transgression misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misprision, offense (or offence), sin, wrong; disregard, forgetting, ignoring, nonobservance, overlooking; delinquency, dereliction, neglect; encroachment, intrusion, invasionNear Antonyms of transgression respecting, upholdingAntonyms of transgression noninfringement, nonviolation, observance



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