1. the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

- the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father

Similar word(s): evildoing

Definition categories: act, misconduct, wrongdoing

2. the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

Definition categories: phenomenon

3. the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit

Definition categories: act, action