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Transgression (act of trespassing or violating a law or rule) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's absolutely essential words for the GRE, which includes 300 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

Definition of the noun transgression

What does transgression mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: transgressions

  1. the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle
  2. the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata
  3. the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: action = something done

Alternative definition of the noun transgression

noun

  1. A violation of a law, command or duty
  2. An act that goes beyond generally accepted boundaries
  3. A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

Music

  1. "Transgression" is the sixth studio album by American heavy metal band Fear Factory. It was released on August 22, 2005 through Calvin Records. Guest appearances include Billy Gould, the bassist of Faith No More, and Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton, who co-wrote the song "New Promise". The album was released as an enhanced CD with access to the exclusive Fear Factory website. It was also released as an enhanced DualDisc with the DVD side featuring the whole album in DVD-Audio, music videos and "The Making of Transgression" video. One can also retrieve another bonus track, entitled "My Grave", by putting the CD into the computer and clicking the 'Music' section at the special website.
  2. "Transgression" is a musical album of Control.
    • released on
  3. "Transgression" is the second album by Graham Bowers avant-garde British composer.
  4. "Transgression" is a musical album of Before Christ.

Films

  1. "Transgression" is a 2011 film written by Marc González and directed by Enric Alberich.
  2. "Transgression" is a 1974 South Korean film directed by Kim Ki-young.
    • country: South Korea
    • language: Korean Language
    • starring: Choi Bool-am
    • genres: East Asian cinema, World cinema, Drama
    • released on (41 years ago)
  3. "Transgression" is a 1931 pre-Code American drama film directed by Herbert Brenon, using a screenplay written by Elizabeth Meehan, adapted from Kate Jordan's 1921 novel, The Next Corner. The film stars Kay Francis, Paul Cavanagh, and Ricardo Cortez, and deals with the romantic entanglements of a wealthy English businessman, his wife and a Spanish nobleman.
  4. "Transgression" is a 2014 documentary film written and directed by Jean-François Davy.

Game

"Transgression" is a video game.

  • genre: Action game
  • released on

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Transgression

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Google previewSpeaking the Unspeakable (1993)

A Poetics of Obscenity by Peter Michelson

Hence transgression is the functional pivot, the required pique, of erotic activity in Bataille's theory.

Google previewProximity Levinas, Blanchot, Bataille and Communication (2012)

by Joseph Libertson

Transgression is the limit-case of this glissement ...

Google previewSumma Theologica, Volume 3 (Part II, Second Section) (2013)

by St Thomas Aquinas

Hence it is evident that, simply and absolutely speaking, transgression is a graver sin than omission, although a particular...

the second by contrariety, which implies greater remoteness: wherefore transgression is the more grievous sin.

Google previewSumma Theologica Part II ("Secunda Secundae") (Extended Annotated Edition) (2012)

by St. Thomas Aquinas

Hence it is evident that, simply and absolutely speaking, transgression is a graver sin than omission, although a particular...

the second by contrariety, which implies greater remoteness: wherefore transgression is the more grievous sin.

Google previewThe Architecture of Transgression (2014)

Transgression is a social process. Transgression is that which transcends boundaries or exceeds limits. However, we need to ...

Google previewWords of The Bible explained (2011)

Bible Word Dictionary by Pastor Garrick Bridgeforth Sr.

word transgression is a way to commit sin on a continuous basis, like lying over and over again. The Bible speaks about transgression as being a sin against God and the laws of God. We transgress when we are disobedient to the will of God.

Google previewThe Poetics of Devotion (2001)

The Gujarati Lyrics of Dayaram by Rachel Dwyer

Transgression is a major feature of all Dayaram's lyrics. All boundaries, apart from time and place, are at...

Google previewParenting with a Purpose (2010)

by Walter E. McDonald

A transgression is a sin of the heart; it is 'a willful act of disobedient';. The model prayer deals with debts, and 89 Parenting With a Purpose ...

Google previewCritical Terms for Religious Studies (2008)

by Mark C. Taylor

transgression is a key component of religion: strange because mainstream religions in our time seem more concerned with controlling and eliminating transgression; and confusing because transgression turns out to be the quintessence of ...

Google previewContent-Area Vocabulary Level 4--Prefix trans- (2014)

by Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak

to step across the line between right and wrong; to break a rule or violate a law; a transgression is an act of wrongdoing 4. transition = across or change; a gradual passage or phase which goes across from one state or condition to another, ...

Google previewMaking Minds (2014)

How Theory of Mind Develops by Professor Henry M. Wellman

transgression is an attempt to hide something. What about children's performances in an everyday, straightforward hiding.

Google previewThe Power of Tantra (2009)

Religion, Sexuality and the Politics of South Asian Studies by Hugh B. Urban

Here we see that the ultimate transgression is the overstepping of the very boundary between human and divine.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2013)

by Andrew Goudie, Visiting Professor and Special Adviser to the Principal Andrew Goudie

The postglacial transgression (see TRANSGRESSION) has had many names, depending from the area and the time period studied. The name of Flandrian stage was first proposed in the late nineteenth century to indicate the 'Campinian ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Human Geography (2011)

by Derek Gregory, Ron Johnston, Geraldine Pratt, Michael Watts, Sarah Whatmore

Transgression challenges but also reveals and underlines the values considered to be 'normal' and 'appropriate' in particular geographical and social settings. It works within and plays upon given spaces and conditions, rather than operating ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Relationships (2009)

Vol. 1- by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher

Deceptive communication, as a relational transgression, is damaging because it violates the expectations of a relationship to be honest and open. Although infidelity and deception represent perhaps the prototypical relational transgression, ...

Google previewVines Expository Dictionary of Old Testament Words

by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski

transgression; guilt; punishment; offering.” A cognate of this word appears in Ugaritic. 8 appears 93 times and in all periods of biblical Hebrew. Basically, this noun signifies willful deviation from, and therefore rebellion against, the path ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Coastal Science (2006)

by Maurice Schwartz

LAGOONS LAGOONS -See COASTAL LAKES AND LANDSLIDES— See MASS WASTING LATE QUATERNARY MARINE TRANSGRESSION The total volume of water in the world's oceans exhibits a nearly perfect negative correlation with ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the New Testament (1985)

Abridged in One Volume by Gerhard Kittel

parabasis [ transgression], parabdtes [transgressor], apardbat OS [unchangeable], hyperbaino [to transgress] parabaind. 1. This verb means a. "to go beside" ( intransitive), b.

Google previewNelson's Student Bible Dictionary (2005)

A Complete Guide to Understanding the World of the Bible by Ronald F. Youngblood, F. F. Bruce, R. K. Harrison

TRANSGRESS, TRANSGRESSION — the violation of a law, ...

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A kiss, is the physical transgression of the mental connection which has already taken place. (Tanielle Naus)
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Scrabble value of T1R1A1N1S1G2R1E1S1S1I1O1N1

The value of this 13-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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