Definitions of transgression:
  • noun:   the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit
  • noun:   the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle
    Example: "The boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"
  • noun:   the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

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