From Frenchviolation, from Latinviolatio (“injury, profanation"), from violare (“violate")
Violation Sentence Examples
He has to do that, or he'd be in violation of rule number one.
Cynthia felt first anger and then violation that a thief had entered their private quarters.
At length their chiefs ventured on the open violation of the British territories.
In the wild schemes of Shaftesbury after the election of Tory sheriffs for London in 1682 he had no share; upon the violation of the charters, however, in 1683, he began seriously to consider as to the best means of resisting the government, and on one occasion attended a meeting at which treason, or what might be construed as treason, was talked.
The Celman administration, in violation of the trust, then sold the specie and squandered the proceeds, leaving the provincial bank notes without guarantee and value.