- An example of a transgression is having an affair.
- Driving 100 mph in a 55 mph zone is an example of a transgression.
The definition of a transgression is an act that goes past set limits or breaks a law.
- A violation of a law, principle, or duty. See Synonyms at breach.
- The exceeding of due bounds or limits.
- A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.
A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata. The sequence of sedimentary strata formed by transgressions and regressions provides information about the changes in sea level during a particular geologic time.
Latin transgressus, from trans- (“over-") + gressus (“step")
- A minor transgression that the other person may not even remember is probably not important enough to warrant a full-blown revenge prank.
- Not far behind Stefan, however, is his brother Damon (Ian Somerhalder of Lost), a vicious killer intent on torturing his brother for some transgression in their past.
- God then, who is love, delivers us from evil through Christ, who pays the penalty of our transgression to the enemy of God and man.
- If man is thought of as under the authority of God, any transgression of or want of conformity to the law of God is defined as sin.
- In the first sense the conception is similar to that of fate; this assumes a moral character as nemesis, or the inevitable penalty of transgression.