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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit; The spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.

Usage examples (31)
  • If the transgression is a result of error rather than impulse or intent, the wrongness is not "in" us.
  • Such a transgression is probably good for at least a week in the doghouse.
  • The pastors, who should have kept the flock from transgressing, were themselves ringleaders in transgression:
  • I assumed you'd assume the transgression was my fault. for more
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