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transgression

trans·gres·sion

transgression

 
pronunciation:
traenz gre shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of transgressing; sin; crime; trespass.
She'd forgiven his transgressions in the past, but this time she would leave him.
synonyms:
crime, offense, sin, trespass, violation
similar words:
breach, error, infraction, iniquity, lapse, misconduct, misdeed, slip, wrongdoing
Word Parts
The word transgression contains the following part:
gress Latin root that means to walk, go