Definition of transgression


  • 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". Synonyms: evildoing.
  • the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.
  • the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit.

Related words

abomination, crime, depravity, evil, immorality, iniquity, offence, offense, sin, sinning, terrorisation, terrorization, turpitude, vice, villainy, wickedness.

Rhymes with transgression

accession, aggression, compression, concession, confession, decompression, depression, digression, discretion, expression, freshen, hessian, impression, indiscretion, intercession, intercession, nonaggression, obsession, oppression, possession.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • transgression is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 14 points
  • transgression is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 14 points
  • transgression is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 17 points
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