Transgression

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Etymology

Middle English, from Middle French transgresser, from Latin transgressus, past participle of transgredi to step beyond or across, from trans- + gradi to step

Definitions

intransitive verb
  • 1 : to violate a command or law : sin
  • 2 : to go beyond a boundary or limit
transitive verb
  • 1 : to go beyond limits set or prescribed by : violate <transgress divine law>
  • 2 : to pass beyond or go over (a limit or boundary)