Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun transgression

3 senses of transgression

Sense 1
transgression, evildoing -- (the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father")
       => wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus -- (activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing")

Sense 2
transgression -- (the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata)
       => geological phenomenon -- (a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth)

Sense 3
transgression -- (the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit)
       => action -- (something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions")

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