English-Swedish translation of transgression

Translation of the word transgression from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

transgression in Swedish

lawnoun överträdelse [u], förseelse [u]
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Definitions of transgression
1. 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"
  actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
  abomination an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence; "his treatment of the children is an abomination"
  immorality, evil, iniquity, wickedness the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct; "the immorality of basing the defense of the West on the threat of mutual assured destruction"
  villainy a criminal or vicious act
  turpitude, depravity a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice; "the various turpitudes of modern society"
  vice a specific form of evildoing; "vice offends the moral standards of the community"
  sinning, sin an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
  terrorisation, terrorization an act of terrorism
  criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, crime, offence, offense (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
  crime (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
  inside job some transgression committed with the assistance of someone trusted by the victim; "the police decided that the crime was an inside job"
2. 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"
3. 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
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