Transgression in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Transgression

A violation of a law, duty or commandment | An act that goes beyond generally accepted boundaries | A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

Short Example Sentence for Transgression

  • 1. In madness of transgression caught? 🔊
  • 2. For what transgression of Heaven's ordinance? 🔊
  • 3. I've acknowledged my error, and my transgression is ever before me. 🔊
  • 4. The Transgression of Andrew Vane. PROLOGUE. 🔊

How to use Transgression in Sentence?

  • 1. The confession should be made so that all who heard the transgression can hear it. 🔊
  • 2. And we know well that there is no transgression blacker than to do or think alone. 🔊
  • 3. The retribution which nature metes out to the transgression of this law is various. 🔊
  • 4. Her husband could even apply the rod to her in case of a serious transgression on her part. 🔊
  • 5. He does this, however, under very strict rules, and the least transgression is punished severely. 🔊
  • 6. Therefore I ever chastise transgression of my command to touch neither dwelling nor inhabitant. 🔊
  • 7. It is a transgression to speak to men of other Trades, save in groups at the Social Meetings. 🔊
  • 8. The decision of questions relating to the transgression of a charter by a colonial legislature. 🔊
  • 9. For he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken. 🔊
  • 10. But it was not a crime that implied any moral delinquency or transgression of the normal rules of human conduct. 🔊
  • 11. It promised forgetfulness of past transgression to those whose consciences smarted with self-accusing recollections. 🔊
  • 12. We cannot escape the consequences of transgression of the natural laws, though we may have meant well. 🔊
  • 13. The scope of this liberty is carefully defined by the statutes, as also the method by which its transgression is to be punished. 🔊
  • 14. Is it to have no transgression punished, no sin imputed; to be saved from all the terrors of the world unknown? 🔊
  • 15. This crime is no newborn sprite, but a haggard transgression that comes staggering down under a mantle of curses through many centuries. 🔊
  • 16. They endeavor to see that no transgression comes to the ear of the father minister, or alcalde, or any Spaniard. 🔊
  • 17. Mortal sin, gentlemen, is any wilful transgression of God's law in grave matters. 🔊
  • 18. By the code of China, the dress of the people was subject to minute regulation, and any transgression was punished by fifty blows of the bamboo. 🔊
  • 19. In his estimation an infringement of propriety like the one he had just witnessed was a far more heinous transgression than the grossest violations in the sphere of morals. 🔊
  • 20. Thus the human race was restored, and yet it hastened to make its own the vice of nature with which the first author of transgression had infected it. 🔊
  • 21. How does he show, for example, that the first man was guilty and justly punishable for a transgression in which he succumbed to the divine omnipotence? 🔊
  • 22. He had already gone further in his transgression of good manners than it ever occurred to him before to do, and he felt something between a holy inquisitor and a spy of the police. 🔊
  • 23. It is also said that Adam was not deceived, but the woman, being deceived, was first in the transgression (1 Tim. 🔊
  • 24. In such case of transgression by a religious another difficulty arises, that the necessity of referring the case to the public authorities causes undue disgrace to both the offender and his order. 🔊
  • 25. Marriages only took place within the same social circles; the most rigid and absurd spirit of caste ruled everything, and brooked no transgression of its law. 🔊
  • 26. This transgression of a lower law, which was no longer of the stature of mankind, had been preparing for a very long time; but it was within an ace of being hideously punished. 🔊
  • 27. It may be considered as a remedial measure, adopted solely with reference to its influence as a means of deterring the subject of it, or others, from transgression in time to come. 🔊